Mosaic watch fob

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Object Name: 
Mosaic watch fob
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.3.45
Dimensions: 
L: 15.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Frank R. McKenzie
Primary Description: 
Multicolored non-lead glass; mosaic. A chain composed of five rectangular panels and a pendant crescent; oval loop at top with screw fastener, on a circular swivel loop, and four oval wire links; above the five rectangular panels; each panel set with tiny glass pieces to form a floral mosaic, with daisies, forget- me-nots, and roses; each panel decorated with four tiny gilt balls at the sides; the reverse flat; linked together with oval wire loops; circular wire loops below, with the crescent hanging from the bottom; set with tiny glass pieces to form a floral mosaic; the upper curve of the crescent decorated with tiny gilt metal balls; the reverse flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKenzie, Mrs. Frank R., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 31-32; p. 31, Fig. 35; BIB# 26765