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Cameo Studs

1930.22AB (RS7232)

Description

Pair of oval gold and chalcedony cameo studs, rectangular shaped cameo depicts two classical females in profile in black and white, female in white has a lyre, round button stud on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
fasteners
STUD
Dimensions
1 1/8 in (A); 1 1/8 in (B) x 7/8 in (A); 7/8 in (B) x 5/8 in (A); 5/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.22AB
GUSN
100720
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
Reference Notes
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
Related Items
Title Tortoiseshell chain and locket Accession number 1930.15 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss E. W. McKibbin:
Title Tortoiseshell cameo studs Accession number 1930.16 ab
Title Intaglio Accession number 1930.17 ab
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1930.18
Title Hair earrings Accession number 1930.19 ab
Title Coral brooch Accession number 1930.20
Title Cameo fob Accession number 1930.21
Title Cameo studs Accession number 1930.22 ab
Title Coral pin Accession number 1930.136
Title Coral earrings Accession number 1930.137 ab
Title Tortoiseshell lorgnette Accession number 1937.1307

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