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1920

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1930

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Bracelet, Egyptian, ca. 1925

This is a Bracelet.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1925. Its medium is diamonds, turquoise, sapphires, mother-of-pearl, onyx, black pearls, smoky quartz, tourmaline, gold, platinum.

This Egyptian-style bracelet by Lacloche Frères of about 1924 is one of two very similar examples that could be worn as a pair. In its colors, materials, and design this bracelet reflects knowledge of King Tut’s tomb.

It is credited Private Collection.

This object has not been digitized yet.
  • Object ID #907130431
  • diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, and platinum.
  • FD Gallery Collection.
  • 42.2016.1
  • Scarab Belt Buckle, 1926
  • square-shaped diamonds, baguette-, brilliant-, round old- and single-cut....
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. CL 341 A26.
  • 86.2016.3

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Object ID #907130465
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  • Private Collection.
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  • gold, platinum, engraved mother-of-pearl plaques, egyptian blue faience....
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. VC 64 A24.
  • 86.2016.8

Its dimensions are

L x W: 17.9 × 4 cm (7 1/16 × 1 9/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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