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Cuff Link, Susie Southwick

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Everyday Life/A Nation Divided, 5th Floor
ATTRIBUTED TO J. Lebrethon
MEDIUM Hardstone, gold
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1873
    DIMENSIONS 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (1.4 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2001.13.2a
    CREDIT LINE Gift of C. Deirdre Phelps in memory of Southwick Phelps
    CAPTION J. Lebrethon. Cuff Link, Susie Southwick, ca. 1873. Hardstone, gold, 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (1.4 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of C. Deirdre Phelps in memory of Southwick Phelps, 2001.13.2a. Creative Commons-BY
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Gold cuff link set with hardstone portrait; one of pair with 2001.2b. Cuff link with simple round frame with reticulated edge near at mount. Mount contains profile bust of Susie Southwick as a young girl wearing a headband in her hair and facing right; portrait executed in low relief matte white stone affixed to a glossy black stone support. Condition: Very good.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Meh (26%)
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