Fob and chain

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-101933

Description

Gold fob with repousee and chased acanthus leaf and scrollwork set with carnelian seal, double strand flexible gold chain with chased and repousee acanthus leaf and scrollwork findings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
gold (metal)
carnelian
chasing
repoussé
Rococo Revival
Fob
Fob, Watch
Fob, Watch

Inscription

"Fortuna Dubia Virtus Certa / AN" (Intaglio)

Associated Person

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

Additional Identification Number

1384

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.17

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/.

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