Pair of Cuff Links

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-102096

Description

Pair of sterling silver and enamel cuff links with the royal Hawaiian coat of arms on a white background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
Link, Cuff

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": This set of cufflinks and stickpin belonged to Stephen Willard Phillips, who was born on Oahu in 1873. His father, Stephen Henry Phillips, served as attorney general to the court of King Kamehameha V from 1866 until the King's death in 1872.

Inscription

on back: "ISLAND/CURIO CO/STERLING"
along side: "STERLING" (Engraved)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1547

Maker

Island Curio Co. (Jeweler)

Location of Origin

Honolulu, Hawaii (origin)

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

11/16 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.281ab