Miyé Matsukata (American (born in Japan), 1922–1981)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
L. 12 3/4 in.; w. (of neck) 5 1/2 in.
Medium or Technique
Silver, gold, Roman coin
Not On View
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.
On back of long, rectangular element that links necklace to amber pendant, is marked "Gyda / Janiye / STERLING."
About 1970-1975, sold by the artist to Lucy Fields, Boston; 1996, gift of Lucy Fields to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1996)
Gift of Lucy Fields
Reproduced with permission.