Cameo

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1845-1859

GUSN

GUSN-24202

Description

Cameo surrounded by raised gold foliate trail rings; oval shape w/ flat amethyst center and applied ivory profile of a classical female atop amethyst.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cameos
pins (jewelry)
amethyst (mineral)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
birthdays
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Classical
women (female humans)
Gold Plate
Amethyst
Vegetable Ivory
Classical Figure
Woman
Birthday
BROOCH

Inscription

Engraved on back of amethyst: ""Riverehouj(?)/ Graveun(?)""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1.875 x 1.625 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5086