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

Date: c. 1873
Medium: Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 7/8 × 2 1/2in. (2.2 × 6.4cm)
Signed: Silk label on box reads: "Chas. H. Schiller, Utica, NY"
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Helen and Miss Jane Meyer
Object number: 70.78.1-3
Label Text
Charles H. Schiller was a well-known purveyor of diamonds, jewelry and watches in Utica, New York. He operated from 1873-98 at 173-75 Genesee Street. His life ended tragically on Christmas 1899, when he shot himself as a result of a bad holiday trade, leaving his wife and seven children behind.