Egyptian Bracelet, ca. 1924
This is a Egyptian bracelet.
Events such as the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, followed by the excavation of his sarcophagus and gold coffin, provided sources of motifs, sparking a renewed popularity of turquoise and lapis blues. Lacloche, a Paris firm with no American branch, specialized in Egyptian revival jewelry.
It is credited
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Its dimensions are
L x W: 17.8 × 1.9 cm (7 in. × 3/4 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.