Necklace

American
About 1900
Marcus & Co. (American, 1892–1941)


Dimensions

Height x width (Centerpiece): 10.2 x 7.6 cm (4 x 3 in.) Length (Length from top of chain): 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

2016.391

Medium or Technique

Gold, peridot, diamond, platinum, plique-a-jour enamel, pearl

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Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

American art nouveau inspired necklace featuring a large pendant with seven peridots, scrolling wirework, filled in with green plique-a-jour enamel, and diamond surrounds in platinum, with pearl accents on a gold chain. Pendant can also be worn as a brooch.

Provenance

By 1990, sold by Andrew Nelson of Nelson Rarities, Inc., Portland, ME to Dr. Joseph Sataloff; 2008, by descent to his daughter, Jody Sataloff, Cape Elizabeth, ME; 2016, gift of Jody Sataloff to the MFA. (Accession date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Jody Sataloff in memory of Dr. Joseph Sataloff