Avocado Neckpiece

early 1950s
Elsa Freund (American, 1912–2001)


Object Place: Eureka Springs, Arkansas; Object Place: Deland, Florida

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 12.7 x 1.9 cm, 46.7 gm (6 1/2 x 5 x 3/4 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.206

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass, terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Boomerang-shaped green-glazed terracotta “stone” set in asymetrical loops of flattened silver wire, suspended from silver wire torque.

Signed

"Elsa" scratched into clay inlay on rear

Provenance

Elsa Freund; Daphne Farago, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.