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Brooch

1932.657 (RS7349)

Description

Silver brooch of six foliate engraved loops set with agates, center set with a silver flower, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Location of origin
Europe
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.657
GUSN
101994
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
For more information on Victorian stone jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 513-528; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 57-95; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 246-253.
Related Items
Title Hair chain with pendant cross Accession number 1932.648 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by S. Alice Chase:
Title Swiss watch Accession number 1932.649
Title Large black link chain and pendant Accession number 1932.650
Title Pendant cross Accession number 1932.651
Title Pair of tortoise shell earrings Accession number 1932.652 ab
Title Brooch Accession number 1932.654
Title Pin 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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