The Museum’s American Wing houses a magnificent mahogany secretary-bookcase (ca. 1825–35) that, for sheer monumentality and grandeur, is one of the masterpieces of its time in New York. Our superb pin is based on the gilded brass rosettes centering the pleated fabric in the upper bookcase doors.
18K gold overlay, hand enameled, with glass and resin. 2 1/4'' diam.