Lava Cameo Bracelet

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-100723

Description

"Lava" cameo bracelet, made up of five oval sections each with a winged cherub, one holds an animal (brow), one holds a lyre (green), one holds a basket of flowers (white), another holds a wreath (tan), a fifth holds an arrow (gray), each set in gold frame, push button clasp and safety chain (broken).

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
BRACELET

Additional Identification Number

166

Related Items

Title Lava Cameo Brooch Accession Number 1922.642
Title Lava Cameo Bracelet Accession Number 1930.145
Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 9/16 in x 3/4 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.145

Reference Notes

For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).