Bracelet in case

Object Number: 
1941.1014ab
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Gold-filled base metal; leather, velvet, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall (bracelet): 7 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (19.1 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm) Case: 9 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 6.4 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Underside of case lid stamped in gold: "UNION SQUARE / TIFFANY & CO. / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Gold-filled, large link chain bracelet in fitted case; 7 links with pressure clasp; brown leather case lined with dark red satin and purple velvet; retailer's mark stamped on lid underside; push-button closure.
Gallery Label: 
This square link bracelet anticipates mid-twentieth-century designs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group