Requires Photography

Necklace

about 1977–78
Earl B. Pardon (American, 1926–1991)


Object Place: Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 32.4cm (4 1/4 x 12 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1991.549

Medium or Technique

Gold, ebony, ivory, hematite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Simple ball-and-socket gold wire necklace from which hangs a pendant consisting of a gold disc with ebony and ivory stripped inlay, a “cage” with 2 hematite balls at each end, and ebony block with gold small balls affixed, and dangling gold needles with hematite balls at the top plate. (from card)

Markings

"14k / Pardon" on one side of tag near clasp and "477A" on the other. (from card)

Provenance

With Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA by 1991; to MFA April 4, 1991.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.