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Charm hook

Object Number: 
INV.12691.62a-c
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Metal, paste
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 3.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Silver metal charm hook; hook swivels on stirrup-shaped pincers with a metal bar which runs through holes at the bottom, the metal bar is in 2 pieces, one which screws into the other, with paste setting at each end.
Gallery Label: 
This charm hook was in a jewelry box which belonged to Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group