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Bracelet with Dangles


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The bracelet is made of two equal halves, each with seven riveted semiglobules in three rows. Each globule in the upper two rows has a ring with two ballshaped dangles. The background of the bracelet displays large rosettes and other floral elements, and the semi-globules a multi-notches or curved lines décor. The lower rim of the bracelet has fourteen loops, each with a ring and a ball-shaped pendant. On the inside of the bracelet is an engraved Hebrew inscription with the name of the silversmith: Hayim (?) xxx, mahasit. The term "mahasit" means "half".
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/15/2012Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Artisans of Yemen. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2012-2013.
Provenance Mr. Derek Content and Mr. Benjamin Zucker [Zucker Family Trust] London and New York, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by gift.
Inscriptions [Engraved] In Hebrew: Hayim (?) xxx, mahasit
Credit Joint gift to the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mr. Derek Content and Mr. Benjamin Zucker in honor of Mrs. Amanda Content and Mrs. Barbara Zucker, 2010

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Period
19th century
Medium
cast silver with gilding
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.2317
Measurements
Outer diam: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); Inner diam: 2 1/16 x W: 1 11/16 in. (5.2 x 4.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Yemen (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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