Tie pin in case

Object Number: 
INV.1282ab
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Gold, seed pearls, diamonds, enamel; chamois, satin, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (case): 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 3.2 x 9.8 cm ) overall (pin): 1/4 x 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.3 x 8
Marks: 
stamped: inside lid: "MARCUS & CO. / JEWELLERS / BROADWAY COR. 17TH ST. / NEW YORK."
Description: 
Gold tie pin in the form of a sword, in case; hilt end of pin has a diamond on left quillon, seed pearls in boteh shape covering handle, handle has light blue enamel in spiral patters, diamond pommel; brown chamois covered case, lid hinged at the back, metal clasp fastener front center, inside lined with white satin.
Gallery Label: 
A note with this tie pin says it was worn in the 1890s by Private Charles E. Miller of Company D, 7th Regiment, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group