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Choker

Choker

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1840-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Banded agate plaques set in gilt metal with turquoises

  • Credit Line:

    Cory Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.99-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Five graduated oval agates in gilt metal frames set with small turquoises. The agates are strongly patterned with grey, brown and white bands, and the frames are moulded to imitate cut-steel. One oval has a snap clasp fitting at the back. There is an added hook fastening between the largest oval and the plaque next to it.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)

Date

1840-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Banded agate plaques set in gilt metal with turquoises

Dimensions

Length: 19.2 cm, Width: 5.5 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

Part of a necklace of agates set in gilt metal mounts, with turquoises, Britain, 1840-1860.

Materials

Agate; Turquoise; Gilt metal

Techniques

Amalgam gilding; Stone setting

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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