Earring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-102868

Description

Single French jet earring with petals at top and three chains of faceted beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
earrings
glass (material)
EARRING

Inscription

"9599" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

2320

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 in x 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.90

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.