Cameo jewelry set

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1876

GUSN

GUSN-101684

Description

Gold brooch and matching earrings set with green glasss cameos and pearls, decorated with taille d'epergne enamel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jewelry
cameos
gold (metal)
pearl (animal material)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Set, Jewelry

Inscription

On envelope front: "Mr. & Mrs. Phillips"
On side of envelope front: "Robert Jewl-(rs?)"
O envelope back: "green cameoes/ + charm + /Big pin/(something illegible crossed out)/Taken out/ care of / STEPHEN W. PHILLIPS/ 34 CHESTNUT ST./ SALEM,--MASS."
On box (doesn't look original): "Daniel Low & Co./ Salem, Mass." (Handwritten, printed, stamped)

Associated Person

Phillips, Anna Pingree Wheatland, 1870-1938
Phillips, Stephen Willard, 1873-1955

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1135

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Salem [use]

Dimensions

1 9/16 x 5/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.53a-c