Watch Fob

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102315

Description

Gutta percha watch fob set on one side with an eye painted on ivory under glass and a pansy on the other, two chains attached (loop attachment missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
watches
gutta-percha
Fob
Fob, Watch
Fob, Watch

Additional Identification Number

1766

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/8 x 5/16 (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1811

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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