Pair of Shell Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1920-1940

GUSN

GUSN-101779

Description

Pink shell earrings on original backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
EARRING

Inscription

On front: "Tropical Sea Shell Earrings/ Treasures from Under the Sea/ E. Diamond & Son Miami, Florida"
On back:"29 (cents marking)"
Postage Note: "FROM/ THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY/ 111 FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK 3, N.Y./ N.Y.O. 626 RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED/ TO-/MRS> NANNIE B. PHILLIPS,/ DONIBRISTLE./TOPSFIELD, MASS./ MERCHANDISE-FOURTH CLASS MAIL./ POSTMASTER: This parcel may be opened for postal inspection if necessary."
Handwritten over postage: "Shell(-illegible)" (Printed and handwritten in pencil)

Associated Person

Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1230

People and Organizations

E. Diamond & Son

Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Miami (manufactured and/or retailed)

Dimensions

9/16 in (W), 1 3/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.179ab