"Les Boucles" earrings

1973
Designed by Man Ray (American, 1890–1976), Made by GEM Montebello (active 1967–1978)


Object Place: Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Overall (Each earring): 8.9 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3 1/2 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.464.1-2

Medium or Technique

18 kt gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

18 kt gold spiral earrings, 8 of an edition of 12

Signed

Man Ray 73

Markings

GM 5/12

Provenance

Skinner Auctioneers, Sale 1403, Lot 160; Daphne Farago, September 15, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© 2011 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.
GianCarlo Montebello curator of the GEM MONTEBELLO Archives