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Bracelet

19th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

The bracelet is made of two equal halves, and has three serrated halfglobules on each side. The decoration combines spirals and circles; a triple bead-molded band frames the décor.

Inside of the bracelet is an engraved inscription in Hebrew, which names the silversmith in Hebrew: Sa(lim?) xxx.

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  • Title: Bracelet
  • Creator: Salim (Yemeni, active ca. 19th century)
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Silversmith: Salim (Yemeni, active ca. 19th century)
  • Provenance: Mr. Derek Content and Mr. Benjamin Zucker [Zucker Family Trust] London and New York, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2010, by gift.
  • Object Type: bracelets
  • Medium: silver cast, remains of green glass
  • Inscriptions: [Engraved] In Hebrew: Sa[lim (?)] xxx
  • Exhibitions: Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Artisans of Yemen. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2012-2013.
  • Dimensions: Outer diam: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); Inner diam: 1 15/16 x W: 1 7/16 in. (4.9 x 3.7 cm)
  • Credit Line: 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
  • Classification: Gold, Silver & Jewelry
  • Accession Number: 57.2316

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