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Gorget

Canadian
about 1819
Attributed to Daniel Boyer (1725–1779)


Object Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 14cm (2 x 5 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1989.260

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver

Crescent-shaped gorget with an arrow on either side and a radial design in the center. Crimp pattern 1/4 inch from edge encircling entire piece.

Markings

"BOYER" in cartouche on proper left. (from file)

Provenance

With Wiederhold Antiques, San Antonio, TX by 1989; to MFA September 11, 1989, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of the Small Dance Committee