Brooch and Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-101048

Description

Vulcanite demi-parure with a brooch with a molded acorn and thistle over ivy supporting a heart pendant, pendant earrings with molded leaves and acorns on s-shaped wires.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
SET, JEWELRY

Additional Identification Number

491

Related Items

Title c - Brooch and earrings Accession Number 1933.1451 a

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

6 in (A) x 2 5/8 in (A); 7/8 in (B); 7/8 in (C) x 3/4 in (A); 5/16 in (B); 5/16 in (C) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1451a-c

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.