Garnet necklace

American
1800-1820
Retailed by Garrad & Co. (American, founded in 1735)


Dimensions

Overall: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.520

Medium or Technique

Gold and garnet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This necklace is composed of ten, flat-cut garnet rosettes that are prong-set and have closed backs. It has its orginal, fitted, leather box from Garrad & Co., London.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

By the early 1980s, acquired by collector/dealer Judy Rosenbloom in London, England; recently sold to Chicago dealer David B. Moy; August 2012, sold by Moy to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously