Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1892-1943

GUSN

GUSN-101525

Description

Gold brooch in the shape of an anchor, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
fourteen-carat gold
Brooch

Inscription

Stamped with "14 K" and a sword surmounted by the letter R. (Hallmark and Maker's Mark)

Associated Building

Original to Merwin House (Stockbridge, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

972

Maker

Riker Bros. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Newark, NJ

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 7/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin

Accession Number

1966.2307

Reference Notes

For more information on jewelry made in Newark, NJ see Dietz, Ulysses Grant and Janet Zapata, "Beaux-arts jewelry made in Newark, New Jersey," "The Magazine Antiques," (April 1997): 592-599; Smith, Julia B. "The Jewelry Industry in Newark," (1929).