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Cross Pendant

1952.150 (RS8083)

Description

Cross pendant made from the Charter Oak in Connecticut, scalloped silver mounts on terminals of each arm and two applied plaques on each side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1856
Inscriptions
Front: "Charter hid Oct. 31st 1687. / Resumed May 9th 1689"
Back: "Tree blown over / Aug. 21st 1856." (Engraved plaques)
Location of origin
Connecticut
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS
pendants (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/4 in x 5/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.150
GUSN
100788
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.
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Title Hair chain Accession number 1952.133 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mr. G. Marshall Lindley:
Title Belt buckle Accession number 1952.148
Title Hat pins Accession number 1952.149
Title Cross pendant Accession number 1952.150
Title Mourning earring Accession number 1952.151
Title Mosaic cuff links Accession number 1952.152 ab
Title Studs Accession number 1952.153 ab

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