1958.0120.003 CLASP, Necklace Clasp
  • 1958.0120.003 CLASP, Necklace Clasp
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Clasp (Necklace clasp)

  • Category:

    Jewelry

  • Creator (Role):

    Francis Richardson (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1710-1725

  • Materials:

    Gold

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.0120.003


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Object Number

1958.0120.003

Object Name

Clasp (Necklace clasp)

Category

Jewelry

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Francis Richardson (Maker)
1681-1729
RELATIONS: FRANCIS RICHARDSON, JR. (SON); JOSEPH RICHARDSON (SON)

Place of Origin

Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1710-1725

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside; Stamped "FR" in roman letters in heart
2. Inscription; Underside; Engraved "SC"

Materials

Gold

Dimensions (inches)

1 (H) , 0.68 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

2.54 (H) , 1.74 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Lindsey, Jack L. 1999 Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758.
Published: p. 226, no. 403 (full necklace, but listing beads object i.d. no., only)
[Book] Quimby, Ian M.G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: pp. 421-23, nos. 437