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Necklace and Pin

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Necklace and Pin

Retailer: Charles H. Schiller (active Utica, New York, 1847-1899)

Date: 1873-1880
Medium: Gold, agate
Dimensions:
Overall: 16in. (40.6cm)
Signed: Silk label on box reads: "Chas. H. Schiller, Utica, NY"
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Helen and Miss Jane Meyer
Object number: 70.79.1-3
Label Text
Charles H. Schiller, was a well known purveyor of diamonds, jewelry and watches in Utica, NY. He was in business from the 1873 until 1898; his business was located at 173 and 175 Genesee Street. His life ended tragically Christmas of 1899, when he shot himself as a result of a bad holiday trade, leaving his wife and seven children behind.