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One of a pair of bracelet clasps, elliptical of gold, bordered with pearls and band of blue enamel starred with brilliants, containing bowknots of hair with cluster of pearls at center. In contempoary labeled case with 23.286-7. " M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American...

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Provenance

Karolik Collection. Miss Martha C. Codman; 1923, gift of Miss Martha C. Codman to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Martha C. Codman, M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts

about 1800

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

2.54 x 3.81 cm (1 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.288

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets