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Catalog Number 07.14.1
Object Name Pin
Description This is a set of charms from Arizona State University, which appear to be sports related:

a. A flat one-inch-wide circular gold-colored charm, looks like a basketball and has a relief figure holding a basketball.

b. A 3/4-inch gold-colored round charm which looks like a baseball. Inscribed with "Flagstaff Champs 1947"

c. A one-inch x 1/2 inch gold round charm which looks like a football. A 3/4 inch round gold-colored charm which looks like a basketball.

d. An A-shaped gold-colored flat charm with a relief emblem in the center. The five-sided emblem has three 5/8-inch-long sides on the top and sides, with the bottom formed by two 1/2 inch sides forming a point. In the center of the emblem is a raised 1/4-inch long by 1/8-inch high football. The charm's back is flat, inscribed with "B. Manes."

e. A flat gold-colored charm with all designs in relief. The top is formed by a 5/8-inch wide eagle which is standing, its body facing forward, its head turned to your left, wings spread. Its feet and lower wings are against a 9/16" inch wide by 1/2-inch-high flat wall that tapers to a 1/2-inch width and has a vertical line incised along each side which goes down and touches a basketball player shown side-view from the waist up, holding out a basketball. The wall continues on past the figure to a banner with "MERIT" starts one-eighth inch below the first. It's five-eigth inches wide at top, tapering down to 9/16th wide where it touches the banner. The first baner continues below the banner 1/8th inch and forms a curved bottom and has a 1/4th-inch metal pole centered below.

f. A multi-sided flat gold-colored charm 1 1/8" inches high and 3/4-inch wide at base, with all designs in relief. The top looks like the front of a eight-sided radiator. Below it is a person facing forward, head turned to the side, holding a basketball at its waist. Below it are lines curving upward and widening outward until knee-high on person. Below curved lines is a blank ribbon. Below ribbon are three small boxes, centered. On each side of the "radiator" and figure appear to be two obelisks, with each outside obelisk shorter than the inside.

g. A six-sided gold-colored charm with all designs in relief. In the center is a basketball figure shown in three -quarter view from the waist up, with arms raised, holding a basketball. Figure is centered in an eight-sided frame. A vase of flowers is shown against the lower corners of the frame and a blank banner between them.

h. A 1 1/4-inch high x 3/4 wide gold-colored charm with all designs in relief. Central figure is a crouched basketball player facing forward, holding a basketball. A horizontal branch is on each side and below is a banner reading "ALL TOURNEY." Looks like the bottom of a lamppost below banner.

i. A 1 3/8 inch by 1 1/16 inch wide acorn-shaped gold-colored charm with a top banner that reads "ALL TOURNEY" and has fig leaves below the banner, with three vertical lines in center. On a shield below the leaves are two basketball players with arms raised, one holding a basketball. A vertical post is at bottom of shield.

j. A 3/4 inch high x 1 5/8 inch wide tie clasp, gold colored with two wrestlers in relief, centered on tie bar. One figure is facing forward, kneeling on its right knee, with its left knee turned outward and foot shown sideways on floor. The figure is holding another wrestler horizontally, second figure is shown from the back, from the hips to the head.

k. A gold-colored charm, 1 1/16 high x 7/8-inch high x 6 and 7/8-inch wide. A looped-yarn center, outlined with black material.
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Adornment