Necklace

about 1970–75
Miyé Matsukata (American (born in Japan), 1922–1981)


Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 4.4 x 0.6cm (6 x 1 3/4 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

1993.893

Medium or Technique

Silver; green jade, red agate, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Pendant consists of three vertically organized rectangles of jadeite, reticulated silver, and agate, with five tubular pendants that terminate in carnelian cabochons. Flattened snake necklace probably commercially produced. (from card)

Markings

"Janiye / STERLING" on back. (from card)

Provenance

The artist, to Mrs. Lucy Fields in the 1970's; to MFA 1993, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Fields

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.