Etruscan Revival Bracelet
Ernesto Pierret (French (active in Italy), 1824–1870)
Height x length: 2.5 x 19.7 cm (1 x 7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)
Etruscan-revival bracelet with central medallion featuring a cow’s head, articulated links with granulation and wirework, and an ornate clasp designed with two faces.
Summer 2015, sold by an antique dealer, Las Vegas, to an anonymous collector; June 7, 2016, anonymous sale (auction 2899B), Skinner, Boston, lot 335, to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession date: September 28, 2016)
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, and Monica S. Sadler