Pair of Cuff Links

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100831

Description

Pair of silver cuff links [ab], round buttons engraved with stylized ray-like lines. Pasteboard pink box with gilt foil inscription [cd].

Details

Descriptive Terms

cuff links
silver (metal)
Link, Cuff

Inscription

Top of Box: "Established 1809 / James Ritchie & Son / Watchmakers & Jewellers / 25 Leith Str. / and 181 Princes Str. / EDINBURGH"
Bottom of Box: "Greek Buttons / S.O.J." (Gilt foil / Ink)

Additional Identification Number

274

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Greece

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

9/16 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

2000.499A-D

Reference Notes

For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991).