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Set of Studs

1921.25a-c (RS6802)

Description

Set of three Roman micromosaic studs set in black glass, each feature a perched bird, glass post and guard on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Location of origin
Possibly Italy
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
fasteners
glass (material)
STUD
Dimensions
1/2 in (A): 1/2 in (B); 1/2 in (C) x 7/16 in (A); 7/16 in (B); 7/16 in (C) x 5/16 in (A); 5/16 in (B); 5/16 in (C) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.25a-c
Credit Line
Miss Mary Wheelwright
GUSN
100846
Reference Notes
For more information on mosaic jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75. 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).
Related Items
Title c - Brooch and earrings Accession number 1919.229 a Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Mary Wheelwright:
Title Three blouse studs Accession number 1921.22
Title Mourning earrings Accession number 1921.23
Title Mourning brooch Accession number 1921.24
Title Studs Accession number 1921.25
Title Studs Accession number 1921.26
Title Cross pendant Accession number 1921.27
Title Scent locket Accession number 1921.28
Title Shoe buckles Accession number 1922.1035
Title Indian necklace Accession number 1922.1036
Title Brooch Accession number 1924.27
Title Gilt metal hair comb Accession number 1931.88.1
Title Faux pearl tiara Accession number 1931.88.2

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