Brooch

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-102020

Description

Oval painted enamel brooch depicting two women, one leaning on the shoulder of the other, set in a gold mount with a gold wire rope border, hinged pin and hook and s-shaped loop attachment on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Inscription

"H. Lacombe" (Painted)

Additional Identification Number

1471

Maker

Lacombe, H. (Painter)

Location of Origin

Possibly Switzerland

Dimensions

2 5/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 9/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1928.887

Reference Notes

For more information on Swiss enameled jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 257-258; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 35-61 and "Victorian Jewelry Design," (1972): 228-242;

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