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Cameo jewelry set

2006.44.53a-c (RS262285)

Description

Gold brooch and matching earrings set with green glasss cameos and pearls, decorated with taille d'epergne enamel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1876
Inscriptions
On envelope front: "Mr. & Mrs. Phillips"
On side of envelope front: "Robert Jewl-(rs?)"
O envelope back: "green cameoes/ + charm + /Big pin/(something illegible crossed out)/Taken out/ care of / STEPHEN W. PHILLIPS/ 34 CHESTNUT ST./ SALEM,--MASS."
On box (doesn't look original): "Daniel Low & Co./ Salem, Mass." (Handwritten, printed, stamped)
Location of origin
Salem [use]
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cameos
gold (metal)
pearl (animal material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
cameos
Classical Revival (European revival style)
gold (metal)
jewelry
pearl (animal material)
Set, Jewelry
People and organizations
Phillips, Anna Pingree Wheatland, 1870-1938
Phillips, Stephen Willard, 1873-1955
Dimensions
1 9/16 x 5/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.53a-c
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101684

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