Necklace

1965–75
Earl B. Pardon (American, 1926–1991)


Dimensions

Overall: 32.4 x 4.4 x 1 cm, 27.7 gm (12 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.416

Medium or Technique

14 kt gold, ebony, cat's eye stones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Comprised of gold linked rod chain . Suspended pendant is topped by square and rectangular gold elements. Below are gold rods, some terminating in tiger eye beads. Further highlighted by two long ebony tubes decorated with gold pin head dots.

Signed

Attached gold tag marked "14K" and script "Pardon"

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, July 27, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.