Janus necklace

Finnish
1965
Bjorn Weckstrom (Finnish, born in 1935)


Dimensions

Length of necklace: 43.2 cm (17 in.) Height x width x depth: 4.5 x 2.2 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.) pendant

Accession Number

2007.422

Medium or Technique

Gold (14 kt) and smoky quartz

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The pendant is rectangular and set with two, pyramidal smoky quartzes. The pendant and chain are textured. Weight: 18.5 dwt. The necklace has its original, black suede box labeled Lapponia Jewelry Ltd.

Markings

Impressed W 585/impressed crown/impressed crescent, impressed T7/FINLAND/LAPPONIA/BJORNB on reverse

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg in the early 1980s in Copenhagen, Denmark; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg

Copyright

© Björn Weckström