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Charm / pendant

Charm / pendant
Title
Charm / pendant
Date 
1860-1939
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 in. ( 7 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Silver charm/pendant in the form of a miniature trowel; sunburst engraving surrounds engraved letter 'G'; round silver bail attachment.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Object Number 
1939.497
Marks 
engraved: on obverse: "G"
Gallery Label 
This pendant is probably a piece of Masonic jewelry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group