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1929.564 (RS7143)

Description

Oval white and pink agate brooch set in a silver mount with a border of filigree rosettes, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.564
GUSN
102014
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 c - Coral brooch and earrings Accession number 1927.495 a Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Alice A. Stevens:
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Title Brooch Accession number 1929.564
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1929.565
Title Coral earrings Accession number 1929.566 ab
Title Knee buckles Accession number 1931.982 ab
Title Cuff links Accession number 1931.984 ab
Title Gold brooch Accession number 1931.989
Title Necklace and locket Accession number 1934.558

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