Necklace

about 1880–90


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 and 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