Gabriele necklace

Brazilian
2010
Retailed by Sobral (founded in 1970), Carlos Sobral (Brazilian, born 1951)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20 x 18.5 x 1 cm (7 7/8 x 7 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.73

Medium or Technique

Resin and cord

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The object was inspired by the works of Kandinsky. It was named after Gabriele Munter, Kandinsky’s second wife. They married in August,1914. The necklace consists of eleven smooth highly polished multi-colored pieces . Each is of irregular rounded oval shaped beads which are graduated in size and connected by black knotted cord.

Markings

SOBRAL on clasp

Provenance

December 13, 2010, sold by Acessorios de Modas Ltda to an anonymous donor; 2011, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Leah and David Roland

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.