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|Collection:||Social History - Pinto Collection|
|Date:||1700 - 1800|
This brooch is carved from a peach stone. It was made in China.Skilled craftsmen in China and Japan are famous for their fine, detailed carving. These brooches are carved with paper thin flowers. It would have been made for the export market.
|Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.|
|Production Period:||18th century|
|Medium:||Carved peach stone.|
|Place of Origin:||China - possibly|