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1940.9 (RS7834)

Description

Circular onyx brooch with an engraved and enameled ring attached at center, set in a black enameled gold frame, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/4 in x 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.9
GUSN
102180
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.
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Title Ring Accession number 1950.8
Title Ring Accession number 1950.9
Title Bracelet Accession number 1950.10
Title Watch chain Accession number 1950.11
Title Charm Accession number 1950.12
Title Cuff Buttons Accession number 1950.13

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