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1932.219 (RS7303)

Description

Plain black vulcanite cross pendant with large black ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 3/8 in x 5/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.219
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow
GUSN
100793
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.
Related Items
Title Red horse hair brooch Accession number 1932.203 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mr. Louis F. Snow:
Title Set of buttons Accession number 1932.204
Title Vulcanite cross pendant Accession number 1932.219
Title Brass buttons Accession number 1932.479
Title Brass buttons Accession number 1932.480
Title Tortoiseshell chain and cross Accession number 1932.481

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