Watch Chain

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-102363

Description

Watch chain of alternating oval and round faceted jet beads on metal links with spring ring and watch clip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fobs
accessories
watches
CHAIN, WATCH

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1814

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

5/16 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3059

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.