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Quivering Camellia bracelet

American
1938
Coro (American, 1901–1979)


Accession Number

2018.3908

Medium or Technique

Rhodium-plated metal, gold-plated metal, enamel, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This rhodium-plated “Quivering Camellia” link bracelet features three gold-plated camellias decorated with rhinestones. Each flower sits on a link of green enamel and rhinestone-studded leaves joined by spacers mounted with green baguettes. The bracelet fastens around the wrist with a tab-insert closure and a safety chain with a gold-fill spring ring clasp.

Markings

286 / U.S.A. PAT. OFF
12K GF [on safety 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