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King's bracelet

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This bracelet is composed of thirteen numbered, articulated, and pierced gold plaques with abstract, geometric patterning. Each plaque is decorated with varying combinations of white sapphire and ruby melee, step-cut green tourmalines, and seed pearls. Weight: 51.6 dwt.

Marks

A Fruhauf/750

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in honor of the jeweler, Anton Frühauf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Italian, 1959

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 0.2 x 17.1 cm (1 3/16 x 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.410

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt), ruby, sapphire, tourmaline, and pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets