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Necklace

1966.2330 (RS258433)

Description

Necklace composed of gold links and five pendants. Each pendant set with faceted peridot. Chain composed of cast links. Pendants are composed of individual jewelry elements: a pair of earrings, a pair of matched pendants (possible earrings or brooches), and a large brooch. All have been modified from their original forms and attached to the chain with soldered jump rings. Chain closes with a thumb ring clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900 and 1860-1880
Individual elements 1860-1900; Chain 1860-1880; Necklace composed after 1900
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
Jewelry
Necklace
Accession Number
1966.2330
Credit Line
Bequest of Vipont de R.D. Merwin
GUSN
316362

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