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Cross Pendant

1931.57 (RS7282)

Description

Seed pearl cross pendant set with round brilliant cut topaz (or paste?) in center, mounted on mother of pearl plate, metal ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
13/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.57
Credit Line
Estate of William B. de las Casas
GUSN
100783
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
Pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 111, plate 66. For more information on pearls see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 254-259; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 108-111, 209-213.
Related Items
Title Miniature tool case Accession number 1931.21 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by William B. de las Casas:
Title Watch chain Accession number 1931.27
Title Watch key Accession number 1931.28
Title Watch key Accession number 1931.29
Title Knife Accession number 1931.50
Title Necklace Accession number 1931.53
Title Necklace Accession number 1951.54
Title Hatpin Accession number 1931.55
Title Hatpin Accession number 1931.56
Title Cross pendant Accession number 1931.57
Title Brooch Accession number 1931.58
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1931.59
Title Stone brooch Accession number 1931.60
Title Earrings Accession number 1931.61 ab
Title Earrings Accession number 1931.62 ab
Title Brass locket Accession number 1931.64

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