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1998.5122 (RS22794)

Description

Woven seed pearl necklace w/ pale-green jade pendant. Pendant is in the shape of a rounded rectangle and is carved w/ flowers and leaves. The clasp made of brass and is decorated w/ brass filigree and seed pearls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Stamped on underside of clasp: ""CHINA/ Ghu/ [Chinese inscription]""
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
jade (rock)
molding (forming)
pearl (animal material)
polishing
soldering
stamping (forming)
Object type
Adornment
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Jade
jade (rock)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Molded
molding (forming)
NECKLACE
necklaces
pearl (animal material)
Polished
polishing
Seed Pearl
Soldered
soldering
Stamped
stamping (forming)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
0.125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5122
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24238

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