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Stickpin

2006.44.381 (RS9102)

Description

This stickpin has a pierced platinum head set with a brilliant-cut sapphire placed on a gold shaft. The pin is in its original case and wrapper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
On stickpin: "14 KT"
On Box: "Hodgson Kennard & Co. Inc/ 25 State Street/ Boston"
wrapping: "Hodgson Kennard & Co. Inc/ 25 State Street/ Boston/" (engraved and printed on box.)
Location of origin
Boston (manufacturing or retail)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Stickpin
stickpins
People and organizations
Hodgson, Kennard & Co.
Dimensions
5/16 in x 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.381
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
102914

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