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Cameo Bracelet

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Four shell cameo portraits of the Hunt brothers bezel-set in gold, joined by figure eight links, completed by a box clasp.

Provenance

Collection of Miss Jane Hunt by 1908; to MFA May 14, 1908, bequest. "Cameo portraits of the four Hunt brothers, carved by William M. Hunt." (from card)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Jane Hunt

American, about 1840

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 3/8 x 1 7/16 in. (18.7 x 3.7 cm)

Accession Number

08.211

Medium or Technique

Gold and Shell

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets