Bracelet

about 1960
Sam Kramer (American, 1913–1964)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 8.3 x 2.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5104

Medium or Technique

Silver, moonstone

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

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.

Markings

Artist's mark of a mushroom within a circle stamped inside bracelet

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer