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Necklace in the archaeological revival style

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The amber can be removed from setting. Part of a suite that includes a brooch (02.92) and pair of earrings (02.93-02.94). There is a removable segment at the back of the necklace to make it shorter.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

Made for William Arnold Buffum; 1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA. (Accession date: January 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

Italian (Rome), 19th century, about 1880

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Maximum length: 51.5 cm (20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.91

Medium or Technique

Gold and amber

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands