Micromosaic Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101938

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch with a green, pink, red and goldstone triangle and the word "VENEZIA" in white in center set in a black glass ground, all set in gold colored metal mount with a twisted rope border and pendant attachment at top and hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Inscription

"VENEZIA" (Micromosaic)

Additional Identification Number

1389

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

2 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.849

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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