Micromosaic Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-101942

Description

Oval micromosaic brooch of the Pantheon in Rome in black glass ground and set in a gilt metal mount with a twisted rope border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1393

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.656

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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