Micromosaic Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101936

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch of St. Peter's Basilica in black glass ground and metal hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1387

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.845

Reference Notes

For more information on mosaic jewelry, see: Becker, Vivienne, "Antique and 20th Century Jewellery," (1989): 155-166; Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," (1991): 232-237; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 239-245; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 126-128; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 74-75.

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