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Pair of Cuff Links

2000.499A-D (RS8768)

Description

Pair of silver cuff links [ab], round buttons engraved with stylized ray-like lines. Pasteboard pink box with gilt foil inscription [cd].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Top of Box: "Established 1809 / James Ritchie & Son / Watchmakers & Jewellers / 25 Leith Str. / and 181 Princes Str. / EDINBURGH"
Bottom of Box: "Greek Buttons / S.O.J." (Gilt foil / Ink)
Location of origin
Greece
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
cuff links
Link, Cuff
silver (metal)
Dimensions
9/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.499A-D
GUSN
100831
Reference Notes
For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991).
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