Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2010

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Art of the Americas: July 2009–June 2010

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about 1960
Sam Kramer
Overall: 7 x 8.3 x 2.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)
Silver, moonstone

Classification: Jewelry / Adornment

Object Place: New York, New York

Accession number: 2009.5104

Description: A hinged silver cuff bracelet, square in form, constructed of sheet silver. On each of two sides of the bracelet, there are two applied silver discs, one concave and one convex. The fastener is a flat silver hook which clasps a bezel-set moonstone.

Provenance/Ownership History: The artist, about 1960; to his son, John Kramer; to Mark McDonald (Hudson, New York), 2009; to Daphne Farago, 2009; gift to the MFA in 2009.

The Daphne Farago Collection