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Necklace

Two seperate strands, caught together at intervals of short segments of pressed gold leaf. At regular intervals are pendants (ten) beaten up in thin gold.

Provenance

By 1885: with A. Manetti, San Remo (according to a letter to him from Serafino Gamberai the necklace was found by peasants near Talamone [Tuscan marshlands] in the summer of 1884); sold by Manetti to an anonymous collector; anonymous gift to MFA, April 30, 1888

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Italic, Etruscan ?,

Accession Number

88.341

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands