Jade bangle with gem-set decoration

Asian
about 1950


Dimensions

Diameter: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.636

Medium or Technique

Gold, sapphire, ruby, jade, and opal

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

The bangle is hinged and has circular bands of gold around both the clasp and the hinge. The surface of this goldwork has stylized floral decoration in the quadrants and both bezel-set and prong-set gems.

Markings

Impressed 14 K(t) with an octagon on the clasp

Provenance

Purchased by the donors in the 1970s; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sataloff to the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sataloff