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German charm bracelet

German
1950–1959


Accession Number

2018.4182

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This charm bracelet features red, yellow, and black bakelite disks, along with two British halfpenny coins suspended from a gold-tone double rolo chain. One halfpenny is dated 1920 and the other is dated 1917. The bracelet fastens around the wrist with a spring ring clasp.

Markings

GERMANY [on spring ring clasp]

Provenance

Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum