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Necklace

2006.44.45 (RS9152)

Description

Gold necklace with ten emerald-cut, rectangular topazes, each in an open-backed bezel setting alternating with open-work plaques of gold decorated with rococo swirls and enamel in red, green and blue set with small round cabochon sapphires in the center of each. The necklace closes with a thumb-ring spring catch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1915
Location of origin
Austro-Hungarian Empire; American (use)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
sapphire (mineral)
topaz (mineral)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
enamel (fused coating)
gold (metal)
Necklace
necklaces
sapphire (mineral)
topaz (mineral)
Dimensions
1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.45
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101632

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