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Bracelet
1947
Original Owner:Originally owned by Beatrice Fox , American, 1887 - 1968
Original Owner:Originally owned by Fan Fox , American, 1896 - 1981
Troy Gold links interspersed with three gold pierced settings for diamonds, 18 karat gold pendant and gold coin
Primary Dimensions (length x width of bracelet): 7 x 5/8in. (17.8 x 1.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Bracelet with gold links interspersed with three gold pierced settings for diamond initials and dates: "1847" with 57 diamonds; "BFA" with 51 diamonds; "1947" with 55 diamonds. A pendant is soldered to each end of the bracelet: an 1887 U.S. $10 gold coin with gold surround and gold ring; G. Fox & Co. 1847-1947 18 karat gold medal engraved on verso with symbols: "To [image of a bee] Love [image of a fan] and [subtraction sign]", meaning: To Beatrice Love Fan and Les.
Object Note: This bracelet was given to Beatrice Fox Auerbach by her sister Fannie (Fan) Fox Samuels and her husband Leslie (Les) R. Samuels on the occassion of the 100th anniversary of the G. Fox & Co. department store. (Lee 11/4/2008)
Inscription: Engraved on pendant soldered to link of the bracelet is, "TO [bee] LOVE [fan] AND [-]"; meaning: To Beatrice Love Fan and Les.
Object Number: 1986.213.1
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