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Micromosaic Brooch

1932.656 (RS7348)

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch of the Pantheon in Rome in black glass ground and set in a gilt metal mount with a twisted rope border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
Rome, Italy
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
glass (material)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.656
GUSN
101942
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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Title Large black link chain and pendant Accession number 1932.650
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Title Pair of tortoise shell earrings Accession number 1932.652 ab
Title Brooch Accession number 1932.654
Title Brooch Accession number 1932.656
Title Silver brooch Accession number 1932.657
Title Brooch Accession number 1932.658
Title Silver watch chain Accession number 1932.661

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