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This object and one other are part of a set whose first object is Jewelry Suite (probably France), ca. 1860.

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Cuff Buttons (probably France), ca. 1860

This is a Cuff buttons. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is bright-cut engraved aluminum, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

  • Box (France), ca. 1860
  • diamonds, gold.
  • Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania....
  • 1983-69-14

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Parure, ca. 1830
  • seed pearls, mother-of-pearl, gold, fiber.
  • Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.
  • 1946-50-47/51

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a): 1.5 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b): 1.5 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Cuff Buttons (probably France), ca. 1860; bright-cut engraved aluminum, gold; H x diam. (a): 1.5 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b): 1.5 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel; 1928-5-3-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Hewitt Sisters Collect and Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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