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Jewelry suite (parure)

Object Number: 
INV.12691.36a-f
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
overall (brooch): 1 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 4 in. ( 2.9 x 11.1 x 10.2 cm ) overall (each bracelet): 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (
Description: 
Silver filegree necklace, earrings, bracelets and brooch set; necklace made of hollow spheres of floral filegree bobbles, with hook and eye fastener; wire hook earrings have hollow floral filegree bobble at lobe, suspending vertical floral garland with half-sphere bobble with coiled wire fringe; bracelets have bands of vertical filegree floral garlands chain linked at outer edges, with clasp fasteners; brooch have horizontal chevron of vertically oriented filegree floral garlands with double hineged pins and hooks on reverse, with 2 butterfly swags suspending half-sphere bobbles with coiled wire fringe.
Gallery Label: 
This necklace and earrings set came from a jewelry box from Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group