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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.


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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and Shell




Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets