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Peridot bracelet

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


Accession Number

2018.3917

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

A large peridot-colored faceted glass stone is bezel-set and surrounded by circular diamante and four pink faceted drops in each rectangular link of this bracelet. Scrolling rope-like silverwork borders the central stones. The bracelet closes by means of a tab insert clasp, with a gold fill safety chain.

Signed

"Hobé"

Markings

"10 - 12 KT GF" on safety chain 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