Kasimir bracelet

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter x depth: 5 x 9 x 1.2 cm (1 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.71

Medium or Technique

Resin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

The object was inspired by the works of Kandinsky. According to Sobral, the bracelet is named after Kasimir Malevich, a colleague of Kandinsky. The smooth swirling multi-colored bangle has a slightly curved highly polished exterior surface. The interior is left with a mat finish.

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.