Brooch

Date

1885-1890

GUSN

GUSN-102046

Description

Gilded brass brooch composed of four watch cocks from the works of old watches, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
brass (alloy)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1497

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 1/4 in x 2 9/16 in x 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1933.296

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

Reference Notes

This brooch is pictured in Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): Plate 246, 371.