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Micromosaic Brooch

1932.849 (RS7360)

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch with a green, pink, red and goldstone triangle and the word "VENEZIA" in white in center set in a black glass ground, all set in gold colored metal mount with a twisted rope border and pendant attachment at top and hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"VENEZIA" (Micromosaic)
Location of origin
Venice, Italy
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
glass (material)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
2 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.849
GUSN
101938
Reference Notes
For more information on mosaic jewelry, see: Becker, Vivienne, "Antique and 20th Century Jewellery," (1989): 155-166; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.
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