Imitative ivory and jade necklace

American
1999
Victoria Ellis Hughes (American, born 1958)


Dimensions

Depth x length: 1.3 x 54.6 cm (1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4504

Medium or Technique

Polymer clay, glass, serpentine, ostrich shell, pearl, carnelian, and mother-of-pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Individual elements are carved, inscribed, inlaid with polymer checkerboards, and antiqued.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Before 2009, purchased from the artist by Elise Winters and Sherwood Rudin of Haworth, NJ; gift of Winters and Rudin to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Elise Winters and Sherwood Rudin

Copyright

Tory Hughes©2011