Set of Studs

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100846

Description

Set of three Roman micromosaic studs set in black glass, each feature a perched bird, glass post and guard on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
glass (material)
Stud, Clothing
Stud, Clothing

Additional Identification Number

289

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Possibly Italy

Dimensions

1/2 x 7/16 x 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Miss Mary Wheelwright

Accession Number

1921.25a-c

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. 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).

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