Cross Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-100783

Description

Seed pearl cross pendant set with round brilliant cut topaz (or paste?) in center, mounted on mother of pearl plate, metal ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS

Additional Identification Number

226

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13/16 in x 1/4 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of William B. de las Casas

Accession Number

1931.57

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

Reference Notes

Pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 111, plate 66. For more information on pearls see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 254-259; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 108-111, 209-213.

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