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Necklace

Broad silver choker-style necklace with a square pendant that encloses a Roman Republic coin with gold border dating to about the first century B.C.

Inscription

None.

Marks

On back of long, rectangular element that links necklace to amber pendant, is marked "Gyda / Janiye / STERLING."

Provenance

About 1970-1975, sold by the artist to Lucy Fields, Boston; 1996, gift of Lucy Fields to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1996)

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Fields

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1970–75

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1996.218

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, Roman coin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands