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Pendant of two white jade tear-shaped carvings with nine squares and three rectangular green stones on a four strand chain interrupted by four groups of five and two groups of three rectangular green stones. Carved white jade clasp.

Provenance

The necklace originally belonged to the mother-in-law of the donor. Collection of Nancy Loring by 1975; inherited by her daughter-in-law, Anne B. Loring 1975; to MFA December 17, 1984, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Atherton Loring

American, 1910–18

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (pendant): 10.2 x 9.2 x 0.6 cm (4 x 3 5/8 x 1/4 in.) Length (chain): 83.8 cm (33 in.)

Accession Number

1984.947

Medium or Technique

Gold, jade, colored glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands