Cross Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1856

GUSN

GUSN-100788

Description

Cross pendant made from the Charter Oak in Connecticut, scalloped silver mounts on terminals of each arm and two applied plaques on each side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
silver (metal)
PENDANT, RELIGIOUS

Inscription

Front: "Charter hid Oct. 31st 1687. / Resumed May 9th 1689"
Back: "Tree blown over / Aug. 21st 1856." (Engraved plaques)

Additional Identification Number

231

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Title Mourning earring Accession Number 1952.151
Title Mosaic cuff links Accession Number 1952.152 ab
Title Studs Accession Number 1952.153 ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Connecticut

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

1 3/4 in x 5/16 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1952.150

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.