Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1823

GUSN

GUSN-101582

Description

Seed pearl brooch in the form of a floral spray all set on mother of pearl template, central flower is set en tremblant, gold hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1033

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 in x 1 3/8 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Howard van Sinderen

Accession Number

1930.1654

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. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

Reference Notes

This brooch was pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Plate 66. For more information on pearl jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 254-259; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 108-111, 209-213.

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