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1933.1451a-c (RS7401)

Description

Vulcanite demi-parure with a brooch with a molded acorn and thistle over ivy supporting a heart pendant, pendant earrings with molded leaves and acorns on s-shaped wires.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
pins (jewelry)
SET, JEWELRY
Dimensions
6 in (A) x 2 5/8 in (A); 7/8 in (B); 7/8 in (C) x 3/4 in (A); 5/16 in (B); 5/16 in (C) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1451a-c
GUSN
101048
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.
Related Items
Title c - Brooch and earrings Accession number 1933.1451 a Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Annie Gertrude Carpenter:

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