Pair of Micromosaic Brooches

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-101945

Description

Pair of oval micromosaic brooches featuring Roman ruins in black glass grounds and gold mounts with twisted rope borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1396

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Title Set of pins Accession Number 1919.617
Title Pair of mosaic pins Accession Number 1930.1668 ab
Title Gold studs Accession Number 1930.1669 ab
Title Gold bar pin Accession Number 1930.1670
Title Gold bar pin Accession Number 1930.1671
Title Gold wedding ring Accession Number 1930.1672
Title Gold wedding ring Accession Number 1930.1673
Title Garnet ring Accession Number 1930.1674
Title Bloodstone ring Accession Number 1930.1675
Title Moonstone ring Accession Number 1930.1676
Title Cameo ring Accession Number 1930.1677
Title Hatpin protectors Accession Number 1938.1191

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/4 in x 11/16 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.1668ab

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.