Pair of Bracelets in Original Case

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101503

Description

Pair of gold hinged bangle bracelets with scroll and foliate engraving and monogram in front, safety chain attached at hidden push button clasp. Original leather fitted box with purple velvet and silk lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bracelets (jewelry)
Jewelry
Bracelet
Bracelet

Inscription

Case: "CROSBY, MORSE & FOSS / 240 WASHINGTON ST. / BOSTON"
Bracelets: "E.W.D." (Embossed and engraved)

Additional Identification Number

950

Maker

Crosby, Morse & Foss (Jeweler)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

11/16 x 1/8 (WxD), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.4ab

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.