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1928.887 (RS7086)

Description

Oval painted enamel brooch depicting two women, one leaning on the shoulder of the other, set in a gold mount with a gold wire rope border, hinged pin and hook and s-shaped loop attachment on reverse.

Details

Maker
Lacombe, H. (Painter)
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
"H. Lacombe" (Painted)
Location of origin
Possibly Switzerland
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
2 5/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 9/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.887
GUSN
102020
Reference Notes
For more information on Swiss enameled jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 257-258; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 35-61 and "Victorian Jewelry Design," (1972): 228-242;
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Title Hair ring Accession number 1928.890
Title Hair ring Accession number 1928.891
Title Hair ring Accession number 1928.892
Title Hair ring Accession number 1928.893
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1928.894
Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1928.895
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Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1928.897
Title Hair watch chain Accession number 1928.898
Title Hair watch chain Accession number 1928.898
Title Hair chain Accession number 1928.899
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