Necklace and pendant

probably 19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Accession Number

98.959a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Three fine gold chains, two set with pearls, the center one with blue enamel links set with small diamonds. Four enamel shields break the chains at intervals, and at the center a heart-shaped miniature surrounded by diamonds, with a crown at the top; from this is suspended a larger shield containing a miniature surrounded by diamonds; the backs are blue enamel with black spots.

Provenance

1898, bequest of Mrs. Gardner Brewer to the MFA [see note 1].

Notes:
[1] Said to have belonged to the Montmorency Family

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Gardner Brewer