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Set of Earrings and Studs

1941.787a-e (RS7876)

Description

Set of carved coral jewelry consisting of earrings, and three studs, one large and two small, all feature carved naturalistic roses on gold filled wires.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
fasteners
SET, JEWELRY
Dimensions
13/16 in (A); 3/4 in (B) x 1/2 in (A); 1/2 in (B); 5/8 in (C) x 5/8 in (A); 5/8 in (B); 1/2 in (C) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.787a-e
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
100773
Reference Notes
For more information on coral jewelry see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989): 105; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v.1 (1991): 238-244; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 122-123, 237-239; Gere, Charlotte, "American and European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 86-87.
Related Items
Title Horn hair comb Accession number 1930.1684 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. William F. Hopson:
Title Horn hair comb Accession number 1930.1685
Title Horn hair comb Accession number 1930.1686
Title Horn hair comb Accession number 1930.1687
Title Paste brooch Accession number 1941.706
Title Crescent brooch Accession number 1941.708
Title Mother of pearl cuff buttons Accession number 1941.709 ab
Title e - Coral jewelry set Accession number 1941.781 a
Title Coral brooch Accession number 1941.788
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.803
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.804
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.805
Title e - Four cuff links and one stud Accession number 1942.59 a

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