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

Object Type

Adornment

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.