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Green crystal bracelet

1935–1945
Hobé Cie Limited (American, founded in 1927)


Accession Number

2018.3918

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated sterling silver, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This bracelet is composed of alternating square and rectangular links. Within each square link, a small pale green glass crystal is surrounded by scrolling silverwork and flanked by four large, unfolied peridot-colored faceted glass crystals. Each rectangular link consists of four pale yellow, two peridot-colored, and three clear faceted glass crystals. The bracelet closes by means of a tab insert clasp with a safety chain.

Signed

Hobé

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