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Necklace

American (Boston, Massachusetts)
1970–75
Miyé Matsukata (American (born in Japan), 1922–1981), Atelier Janiyé (1950 - 2015)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 14.9 cm (7 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1996.219

Medium or Technique

Silver, amber, bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Silver wire choker-style necklace on which are strung silver square and circular elements. A long pendant hangs below, on which are strung two vertical abstract sections in silver and one large amber stone. A bronze pseudo-coin, appearing to date to 400-500 B.C., hangs at the base of the pendant.

Inscription

None.

Markings

Inside of silver collar, near central pendant is stamped "Janiye" and "STERLING."

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by Lucy Fields between 1968-1975; to MFA 1996, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Fields

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.