Delta: Water Tower #4

1995–96
Richard Mawdsley (American, born in 1945)


Object Place: Carterville, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall (Pendant): 15 x 4 x 2.3 cm (5 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 7/8 in.) Length (Chain): 55.9 cm (22 in.)

Accession Number

2006.354

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold plate, garnets, moonstone

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Chain is comprised of links of rectangular, flat disk and small tube elements. Below is three dimensional textured, silver, water tower with gold plated plaque “DELTA”.Tower is surmounted by two curved elements each set with cabochon cut garnets. Further highlighted by two gold plated stylized plants. At bottom is cabochon cut moonstone.

Signed

On rear "RM Sterling"

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, July 18, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.