Necklace and pendant

probably 19th century

Object Place: Europe, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry


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.


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

[1] Said to have belonged to the Montmorency Family

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Gardner Brewer