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Necklace

about 1880–90
Made by Castellani (Italian, 1814-1930) (Italian)


Dimensions

3 x 41.5 cm (1 3/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.117

Medium or Technique

Silver coins set in gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery of Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands

Gold necklace, set with pendant Greek silver coins of Metapontum in Lucania, ca. 350 B.C.

Provenance

1961, gift of Alice Thorp, Kingston, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Thorp in memory of Mrs. Henry Warren