Watch Chain and Fob

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102691

Description

Watch chain of oblong and round jet beads, one end has a large round jet bead and the other has gold watch clip and gold fob seal engraved with an "N."

Details

Descriptive Terms

accessories
watches
Chain, Watch
Chain, Watch

Inscription

"N" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2143

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5/8 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.757

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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