Brooch and cuff button set

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-101708

Description

Brooch and cuff button set with painted porcelain plaques set in gold twisted wire mountains. Button set in original case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jewelry
pins (jewelry)
fasteners
porcelain
gold (metal)
SET, JEWELRY

Inscription

"June 1940 / All things in this / tray are / family silver from / my family and belong / to me or a fam from / Martha David which / belong to Stevie / all tings in the bottom / of the trunk were / Annie's and are included / in her inventory of the / estate. Her jewelry is in / the jewel case and / is in her inventory / SW Phillips"
On brooch: "1918" (Note and pencil)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1159
J507

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American [use]

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.42a-c