Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-100575

Description

Roman micromosaic bracelet depicting classical ruins set in blue glass plaques, fastened together with twisted gilt metal links.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
glass (material)
BRACELET

Inscription

French Assay mark of eagle's head (stamped)
maker's mark of lozenge divided lengthwise by a cross or extended letter "f" with the capital letter "A" on the left and the capital letter "G" or "C" on the right (possible maker's mark for Anoine Guillemin, a Paris jeweler.)

Additional Identification Number

17

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Title Roman Mosaic Bracelet Accession Number 1940.576
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Title d - Set of Jewelry Accession Number 1940.580 a
Title Tortoiseshell earrings Accession Number 1940.581 ab
Title c - Earrings and Brooch Accession Number 1940.582 a
Title Tortoiseshell Comb Accession Number 1940.585
Title Tortoiseshell Barrette Accession Number 1940.586
Title Tortoiseshell Barrette Accession Number 1940.587
Title c - Earring and Hair Ornament Accession Number 1940.588 a
Title c - Hair pin set Accession Number 1940.589 a
Title c - Necklace and Earrings Accession Number 1940.590 a
Title Pair of Pins Accession Number 1940.591 ab
Title Necklace Accession Number 1940.592
Title Gold Ring Accession Number 1940.593

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

15/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner

Accession Number

1940.576

Reference Notes

For more information on mosaic jewelry see: Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.