Sautoir

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1910

GUSN

GUSN-102368

Description

Sautoir of faceted jet beads joined by metal links with faceted pear shaped pendant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
NECKLACE

Additional Identification Number

1819

Related Items

Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession Number 1937.895
Title String of jet beads Accession Number 1937.896

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/16 in (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.896

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.