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Bracelet

1920.617 (RS258110)

Description

This bracelet is composed of six carved ivory plaques in four graduated sizes. The plaques are set on a pair of elastic strings with round beads separating each plaque (only three beads remain). The center plaque depicts three leaping deer within a frame pierced folate designs, surrounded by carved oak leaves.. The next largest pair of plaques depict standing deer within similar frames. The next three plaques are only the pierced foliate carving within leafy frames. The strings connecting the plaques were broken and restrung in 2015.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Location of origin
Germany
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Bracelet
bracelets (jewelry)
carving (processes)
Possibly ivory (tooth component)
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.617
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
GUSN
100567
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