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1933.296 (RS7437)

Description

Gilded brass brooch composed of four watch cocks from the works of old watches, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1890
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/4 in x 2 9/16 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.296
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
102046
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
Reference Notes
This brooch is pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Plate 246, 371.
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Title Stickpin Accession number 1933.1145
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