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1929.1069 (RS7113)

Description

Tortoiseshell pendant in the shape of an amphora with gold pique pose inlay in a Greek key design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
1/2 in x 5/16 in (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.1069
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Janet Campbell
GUSN
102338
Reference Notes
For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115.
Related Items
Title Pair of earrings Accession number 1929.1066 ab Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Janette Campbell:
Title Single earring Accession number 1929.1067
Title Hair pendant Accession number 1929.1068
Title Pendant Accession number 1929.1069
Title g - Seven brass buttons Accession number 1929.1093 a
Title g - Seven buttons Accession number 1929.1094 a
Title Pair of painted buttons Accession number 1929.1095 ab
Title Filigree breast pin Accession number 1932.2541
Title Pair of bracelets Accession number 1932.2548 ab

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