November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 67
 

67

A gold clasp strung on a coral necklace
Robert Fairchild (1703-1794), New Haven, CT, circa 1780

The gold clasp engraved with monogram "ML" to front, engraved with monogram "ED" to back, marked to back, the clasp presented on a necklace strung with period coral beads.

1 in. x 3/4 in. (clasp), L: 7 1/2 in. (necklace)

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, November 8, 2007
The coral beads added by Arthur Guy Kaplan at later date
A private New Jersey collection.

Literature

Curtis, George Munson, Early Silversmiths of Connecticut and Its Makers, Meriden: International Silver Company, 1913.

Sold for $4,410
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

The gold clasp engraved with monogram "ML" to front, engraved with monogram "ED" to back, marked to back, the clasp presented on a necklace strung with period coral beads.

1 in. x 3/4 in. (clasp), L: 7 1/2 in. (necklace)

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, November 8, 2007
The coral beads added by Arthur Guy Kaplan at later date
A private New Jersey collection.

Literature

Curtis, George Munson, Early Silversmiths of Connecticut and Its Makers, Meriden: International Silver Company, 1913.

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