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1935.870 (RS7597)

Description

Vulcanite pendant with scalloped edge and an applied plaque with a bunch of grapes at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/2 in x 3/4 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.870
GUSN
101577
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 560 - Hatpins Accession number 1932.559 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Watkins:
Title Shoe Buckle Accession number 1934.650
Title Vulcanite pendant Accession number 1935.870
Title Ivory comb Accession number 1940.1008

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