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Gold locket

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Engraved with cross-hatched ellipse in center with ten rayed scallops around it; triple lines in angles at rim.

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Unknown. Collection of Philip Leffingwell Spalding by 1933; lent to MFA December 15, 1933. Transferred to Mrs. Philip L. Spalding October 10, 1940. To MFA for "The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection" by Katharine Ames Spalding, Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding, April 9 and 16, 1942, given in memory of Philip Leffingwell Spalding.

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding

about 1740

Object Place for Label

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Object Place

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 487

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5cm (1in.)

Accession Number

42.249

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment