Bracelet clasp

about 1800
Stephen Twycross (1745–1824)

Object Place: Europe, London, England


2.54 x 3.81 cm (1 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry


Bracelets and armlets

One of a pair of bracelet clasps, elliptical of gold, bordered with pearls and band of blue enamel starred with brilliants, containing bowknots of hair with cluster of pearls at center. In contempoary labeled case with 23.286-7. ” M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts”.


Karolik Collection. Miss Martha C. Codman; 1923, gift of Miss Martha C. Codman to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Martha C. Codman, M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts