Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24238

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

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
jade (rock)
molding (forming)
polishing
pearl (animal material)
soldering
stamping (forming)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
Brass
Jade
Carved
Polished
Molded
Stamped
Soldered
Floral
Leaves
Seed Pearl
NECKLACE

Inscription

Stamped on underside of clasp: ""CHINA/ Ghu/ [Chinese inscription]""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

0.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5122

Places

New York state (United States)