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Mourning Jewelry Pendant

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Mourning Jewelry Pendant

Artist: Unknown

Medium: glass and metal with seed pearls
Dimensions:
1 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches (3.2 x 4.4 cm)
Classification: Adornments
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2008.87.2
Christie's 2000 Appraisal: 128
DescriptionIrregular shape; black glass-like material; scroll metal and seed pearl design; oval shaped openeing; hinged beveled glass cover with metal edge; metal pendant loop at top.
Provenance: Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to her son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; bequeathed December 13, 1999 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
Exhibitions:
  • A Death in the Family: Mourning and Remembrance 1880s-1930s
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