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Brooch and cuff button set

2006.44.42a-c (RS9150)

Description

Brooch and cuff button set with painted porcelain plaques set in gold twisted wire mountains. Button set in original case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Inscriptions
"June 1940 / All things in this / tray are / family silver from / my family and belong / to me or a fam from / Martha David which / belong to Stevie / all tings in the bottom / of the trunk were / Annie's and are included / in her inventory of the / estate. Her jewelry is in / the jewel case and / is in her inventory / SW Phillips"
On brooch: "1918" (Note and pencil)
Location of origin
American [use]
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
gold (metal)
porcelain
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
fasteners
gold (metal)
jewelry
pins (jewelry)
porcelain
SET, JEWELRY
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.42a-c
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101708

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