Charm

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6587

Description

Thin metal charms are flat shield-shaped gold colored sheet metal; decorative band around front edge; pierced hole at top center for ring from which to hang.

Details

Descriptive Terms

charms
engraving (printing process)
metal
piercing
shields (motifs)
Unidentified Metal
Shield
Pierced
Stipple Engraved
CHARM

Inscription

Each with an engraved inscription as follows: .1) ""DILIGENTISSIMAE"" .2) ""DILIGENTISSIMAE"" .3) ""? ICILUI AD ASTRA"" .4) ""COURAGE""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.75 x 0.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1368.3