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1932.658 (RS7350)

Description

Oval onyx brooch with beveled edge set in gold mount, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.658
GUSN
102179
Reference Notes
For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.
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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