Bracelet

about 1946
Peter Macchiarini (American, 1909–2001)


Object Place: San Francisco, California

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 21.9 x 1.6 cm (7/8 x 8 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.339

Medium or Technique

Brass, silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Varied silver alloys, varied copper alloys (brass), and nickel silver. Square links with cut-out geometric forms, each containing multi-level silver alloy elements creating a shadowbox effect. Further highlighted by cut work sun motif on the corner of each link. Links are topped in textured brass (copper alloy) and backed in silver. All links and clasp are handmade.

Signed

"Macchiarini" signed twice, once on rear of link and once on clasp

Markings

Stamped twice "MACCHIARINI", on clasp and on link

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 26, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Macchiarini Creative Design ©