Bracelet

Czech Republic
1890s


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.8 x 5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.201

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, garnet.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Bracelet with box clasp. Made up of a series of connected round garnet medallions. Each medallion is made up of riveted bands of concentric circles – each with a band of round garnets. At the center, there is one larger medallion with oblong garnets in the 2nd concentric circle from the center – resembling petals.

No marks.

Provenance

Anna Fitzgerald; by descent to Breshnaham; by descent to Jeffries; 2011, Robert Sprowl by inheritence from his mother Margo Jeffries Sprowl; 2012, gift of Sprowl to the MFA. (Accession date: March 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Sprowl in memory of Margo Jeffries Sprowl