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Bar pin, ca. 1900
A. J. Mueller

Nome, Alaska
Mastodon ivory, gold
Gift of Ferdinand J. and Henry F. Herpers, 1923  23.2642A
On View
A) "MCME" stamped on back of gold frame; C) and D) both stamped with "NOME" and "AJ. MUELLER" on back

Provenance: Herpers collection; acquired by Herpers in Nome, Alaska
Exhibition History:
"Jewelry: From Pearls to Platinum to Plastic," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (June 27, 2015-ongoing)

"Objects of Desire: 500 Years of Jewelry", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 3, 2006 - February 10, 2008)

Keywords: Jewelry, Pin, Bar pin, Mammoth, Adornment