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Florentine Mosaic Brooch

1940.8 (RS7820)

Description

Florentine mosaic brooch of single flower with orange, red and blue stone petals in a black stone ground set in a gold mount with an applied gold chain border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
Italy
Material
gold (metal)
stone (rock)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
cultural tourism
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
stone (rock)
Dimensions
1 15/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.8
GUSN
101954
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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