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Brooch and buttons set in box

Object Number: 
INV.769c.1-5
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Marble, chalcedony, gold, other metal
Dimensions: 
overall (box): 1 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm ) overall (brooch): 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 4.8 x
Description: 
Black marble and gold brooch and sleeve buttons set with chalcedony mosaics in box; brooch and buttons have same design of single white flower with buds on stems; brooch is oval with gold reverse with hinged pin and hook attachments; buttons are round with metal reverse with shank.
Gallery Label: 
Mosaic jewelry such as this set were popular among American tourists in Europe during the Victorian era.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group