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Brooch and Earrings in Original Case

1927.2089a-d (RS243460)

Description

Ivory demi-parure consisting of a brooch and earrings carved in the form of sheaves of wheat. All in original leather fitted case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
pins (jewelry)
Set, Jewelry
Accession Number
1927.2089a-d
Credit Line
Gift of Miss E. L. Coleman
GUSN
100898
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. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
Pictured in Brierley, Sarah, "With this Ring I Thee Wed," Historic New England, Fall (2007): 17. A similar piece is pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Color Plate 155, 260.
Related Items
Title Hair Ring Accession number 1921.65 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Miss Coleman:
Title Earrings Accession number 1921.66 ab
Title Silver bouquet holder Accession number 1924.111
Title Hair Bracelet Accession number 1924.220
Title Hair Bracelet Accession number 1924.221
Title Hair Bracelet Accession number 1924.222
Title Necklace Accession number 1924.223
Title Straw Chain Accession number 1924.224
Title Brooch Accession number 1924.225
Title Hair Ring Accession number 1924.226
Title Hair Ring Accession number 1924.227
Title Hair Ring Accession number 1924.228
Title Hair Earrings Accession number 1924.229
Title Silver Locket Accession number 1924.230
Title Watch Key Accession number 1924.231
Title Watch Key Accession number 1924.232
Title Earring and Brooch in case Accession number 1927.2089
Title Gold Watch Accession number 1927.2090
Title Turquoise Bracelet Accession number 1927.2091
Title Turquoise Brooch Accession number 1927.2092
Title Cameo Accession number 1927.2093
Title Cameo brooch Accession number 1927.2094
Title Tortoiseshell Bracelet Accession number 1927.2095
Title Onyx Brooch Accession number 1927.2096
Title Earrings Accession number 1927.2097
Title Earrings Accession number 1927.2098
Title Crystal Ball Watch Accession number 1927.2099
Title Chatelaine Accession number 1927.2100
Title Hair Bracelet Accession number 1927.2101
Title Hair Necklace Accession number 1927.2102
Title Hair Necklace Accession number 1927.2103
Title Hair Brooch Accession number 1927.2104
Title Hair Earrings Accession number 1927.2105
Title Hair Earrings Accession number 1927.2106
Title Cameo Pendant Accession number 1927.2107
Title Cameo Earring Accession number 1927.2108
Title Hair Jewelry Accession number 1927.2109
Title Pair of coral bracelets Accession number 1934.895 ab

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