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Etruscan revival bracelet

American
about 1940


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.140

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Gold Etruscan revival bracelet with stylized rosettes and granulation. Based on a costume jewelry design retailed by Etuscana (Rice-Wiener of Providence was the manufacturer) to celebrate the release of film The Thief of Bagdad in 1940.

Provenance

By 2016, sold by Richter's, Palm Beach, FL to Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, Palm Beach, FL and Chestnut Hill, MA; 2017, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: March 1, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf