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Pin in the Form of a Riding Crop
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Pin in the Form of a Riding Crop


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Reversed intaglio crystals, such as this example which displays the head of a terrier, were popularized in London by Hancock and Co. in the 1860s. Twenty years later, they were introduced in America by Tiffany & Co. Such examples of sporting jewelry are highly popular among collectors.
Exhibitions
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
Provenance Sarah Thomson Schneider; Laura Thomson Schneider, Washington D.C., by inheritance [from her mother Sarah Thomson Schneider]; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Ms. Laura T. Schneider in memory of Sarah T. Schneider, 2007

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Period
1880-1889
Medium
gold, reversed intaglio crystal
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.2298
Measurements
7/16 x 1 1/2 in. (1.11 x 3.81 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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