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necklace; six strands of turquoise and royal blue glass beads joined with a clasp of gold and ten tiny pearls.

Scratched onto the reverse of the clasp: "574" and "9-" MANU unknown This is part of the collection of jewellery associated with the estate of James McNeill Whistler. The exact ownership of this piece has not yet been established, but it may have been owned by Beatrice Whistler and her family or the Whistler family.
Birnie Philip Bequest 1958.