Bracelet

  • Category:

    Jewelry

  • Creator (Role):

    Daniel Dupuy Jr. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1770-1792

  • Materials:

    Coral; Gold

  • Museum Object Number:

    1962.0085.001


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1962.0085.001

Object Name

Bracelet

Category

Jewelry

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Charles K. Davis

Creator (Role)

Daniel Dupuy Jr. (Maker)
1753-1826
As per Belden, Marks of American Silversmiths, pp. 146-147: Daniel Dupuy, Jr. is the son of Daniel Dupuy (1719-1807) and the brother of John Dupuy. (L. Clouser, cataloguer, 03/18/2011)

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1770-1792

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Clasp, underside; "D D" stamped within a rounded rectangle
2. Inscription; Clasp, underside; "M*D" engraved

Materials

Coral; Gold

Dimensions (inches)

7.12 (L)

Dimensions (centimeters)

18.1 (L)

Measurement Notes

Length given is overall for the bracelet; the clasp is 9/16 inch wide and 7/8 inch long. Spectrographic analysis conducted by Winterthur's conservation lab indicated the alloy content of: Gold 81.2%, Silver 11.6%, and Copper 7.2%.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M.G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: no 344, p.355