Pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102338

Description

Tortoiseshell pendant in the shape of an amphora with gold pique pose inlay in a Greek key design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
PENDANT

Additional Identification Number

1789

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/2 in x 5/16 in (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Janet Campbell

Accession Number

1929.1069

Reference Notes

For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115.

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