Brooch

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-102869

Description

French jet brooch with a surmount of seven faceted circles supporting five chains of faceted beads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
glass (material)
BROOCH

Inscription

"4592" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

2321

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 in x 2 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.43

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.