Antique American brass crest with American Eagle
Antique American brass crest embossed with American Eagle flakned by pair of cornucopias circa 1840. The banner above states "NE PLUS ULTRA" (ne plus ultra \nee-plus-UL-truh; nay-\, noun: 1. The highest point, as of excellence or achievement; the acme; the pinnacle; the ultimate. 2. The most profound degree of a quality or condition." Excellent condition with rich dark patina. Size: 9 inches wide.