Micromosaic Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101937

Description

Round micromosaic brooch of a white dove holding a sprig of leaves and berries in its beak in black glass ground, all set in metal mount with hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1388

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

1 1/8 in x 1 7/16 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.848

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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