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Necklace

2006.44.332 (RS196539)

Description

This necklace consists of a rectangular jade plaque suspended from a woven black cord by three linked oval platinum and pave-set diamond bails. The plaque is elaborately carved and pierced to depict three small animals with large eyes and bushy tails on branches, surrounded by leaves and berries. The black cord is adjustable with a pair of connected, oval, platinum and pave-set diamond slides. The necklace closes with a spring ring clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1930
Location of origin
American [use]
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
diamond (mineral)
jade (rock)
nylon
platinum (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
jade (rock)
Necklace
necklaces
nylon
Possibly platinum (metal)
Probably diamond (mineral)
Dimensions
1 7/16 x 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.332
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
102234

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