Pair of Cuff Buttons
Pair of sterling silver circular cuff buttons with spider on spider web design, silver post and horseshoe shaped guard on reverse.
George W. Shiebler & Company (Jeweler)
"STERLING / [Mark of George W. Shiebler & Co. consisting of a set of wings with an S in center] / D L" (Maker's mark and hallmark)
- Location of origin
- New York, NY
- Associated Building
- Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
New York City (New York state)
New York state (United States)
- Descriptive terms
- 5/8 in (1); 5/8 in (2) (D), 7/8 in (1); 7/8 in (2) (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
- 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). For more information on George W. Shiebler & Company see Rainwater, Dorothy T. and Judy Redfield, "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers," 4th Edition (1998): 305; Rainwater, Dorothy, "American Jewelry Manufacturers," (1988): 215. For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).