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Necklace

about 1958
Art Smith (American, born in Cuba, 1917–1982)


Object Place, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 26 x 1.9 cm (17 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.537

Medium or Technique

Silver; turquoise, rhodochrosite, chrysoprase, and amethyst (or garnet)

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands

Large silver necklace comprised of three free-form elements each with three applied bezel-set stones (semi-precious). Framed and connected by hammered flat curved silver elements.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 26, 1996; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.