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The animals went in two by two

Courageous as a lion, faithful as a dog, sly as a fox… Over the centuries many animals have been anthropomorphized on the basis of stereotypical traits commonly associated with particular species. However, the symbolism can be changeable, ambiguous or even contradictory, which makes things complicated. For instance, the owl stood for wisdom, but also for foolishness. Make sense of that if you will!

We found 5 objects
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Holy Ghost Pendant in case

1640 - 1640
Gold, Ruby, Pearls, Leather, Velvet, Paper, Copper
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Peacock brooch

1867 - 1867 - Baugrand Gustave
Gold, Pearls, Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, Diamond
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Art Nouveau comb

1890 - 1910
Gold, Silver, Diamond, Ruby, Opal
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Bracelet / necklace

1860 - 1860
Gold, Enamel, Ruby, Diamond
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Hair ornament in case

1701 - 1800
Gold, Diamond, Ruby, Saffiaan, Silver, Iron