Monocular Stanhope Charm

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-103193

Description

Ivory monocular stanhope containing an image of the Lord's Prayer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

charms
CHARM

Inscription

"look through / this and read / the Lords Prayer" (Ink)

Additional Identification Number

2700

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

9/16 in x 3/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry E. Johnson

Accession Number

1926.804

Reference Notes

For more information on stanhopes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 373.