Brooch

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102179

Description

Oval onyx brooch with beveled edge set in gold mount, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

1630

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.658

Reference Notes

For more information on jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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