Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cameo

Maker:
B.H. Kinney
Date:
1853
Geography:
Made in United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Shell, gold
Dimensions:
2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Alice Northrop Robbins, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.492.3a, b
Not on view
Inscription: scratched on reverse of cameo, near base: By B.H. Kinney 1853

embossed on box in gold letters: S. S. H.(? partially effaced)

Marking: Box marked on interior fabric of lid: TIFFANY & Co[superscript over -] / 550 Broadway 553 / NEW-YORK
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