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Arts & Crafts Carved Gem-set Necklace, J. Hartwell Shaw

Auction:
2330
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2330
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2006 11:00AM

Description:

Arts & Crafts Carved Gem-set Necklace, J. Hartwell Shaw, composed of multiple strands of fancy link chain suspending bezel-set rose quartz and purple tourmaline tablets enhanced by flexible fringe, applied bead accents, completed by a conforming beaded clasp, gold, silver and silver gilt mount, lg. 27 1/2 and 3 1/2 in., signed J.H. Shaw, (missing one fringe).

Note: Shaw (active 1900-1935) was from Duxbury, Massachusetts. Her work is represented in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. For another multistrand necklace with carved gems, see Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition, E. Karlin, p.230.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Massachusetts, Duxbury, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Arts & Crafts, Arts and crafts, Beadwork, Duxbury, Massachusetts, Jewellery, Necklace

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