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Cuff Link and Stud Set in Original Case

2007.15.81a-i (RS9421)

Description

Set of cuff links and studs and three unmatched studs in original leather case: pair of oval white enamel cuff links over gold with gold S links, three white enamel button shaped studs with gold post with circular guard; two mother of pearl studs disc shaped studs with gold adjustable bar fasteners, one pearl stud with gold bar adjustable fastener. All stored in black leather box with purple & white silk and velvet lining.

Details

Maker
Tiffany & Co. (Jeweler)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Cuff links: "TIFFANY / & CO / 18 KT"
Studs: "18 KT" (Hallmark)
Location of origin
New York, NY
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
fasteners
LINK, CUFF
Dimensions
1 1/8 in (Case) x 3 1/8 in (Case) x 1 1/2 in (Case) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.81a-i
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
100943
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). Rainwater, Dorothy, "American Jewelry Manufacturers," (1988): 237.

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