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Necklace

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


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

L. 12 3/4 in.; w. (of neck) 5 1/2 in.

Accession Number

1996.218

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, Roman coin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Broad silver choker-style necklace with a square pendant that encloses a Roman Republic coin with gold border dating to about the first century B.C.

Inscription

None.

Markings

On back of long, rectangular element that links necklace to amber pendant, is marked "Gyda / Janiye / STERLING."

Provenance

About 1970-1975, sold by the artist to Lucy Fields, Boston; 1996, gift of Lucy Fields to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1996)

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Fields

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.