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Pair of Cuff buttons

1925.366CD (RS6952)

Description

Pair of oval Roman micromosaic cuff buttons, each feature a spray of flowers set in a goldstone background, gold frame with rope border, post and guard on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
BUTTON
fasteners
glass (material)
Dimensions
3/4 in (C); 3/4 in (D) x 5/8 in (C); 5/8 in (D) x 1/2 in (C); 1/2 in (D) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.366CD
GUSN
100850
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).
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