Miniature Head of Mercury mounted on a Modern Stickpin

Unknown European, European



Bloodstone intaglio and gold pin

Overall: 9/16 × 1/2 in. (1.4 × 1.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Bernard Grebanier



Place Made: Europe


18th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view


On reverse of gold mounting: sl4c

Course History

HIST 7.19, Medieval Paris, M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Spring 2022

ITAL 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Tania Convertini, Fall 2022


Bernard Grebanier (1903-1977), New York, New York; bequeathed to present collection, 1977.

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