Necklace

1948
Byron Wilson (American, 1919 -1992)


Object Place: Oakland, California

Dimensions

Overall (pendant): 12.5 x 4.4 x 0.3 cm (4 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in.) Length: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.606

Medium or Technique

Silver, ebony, copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

SIlver wire teardrop-shaped pendant enclosing moving black (ebony?) pendant in biomorphic form with carved-out designs. Further highlighted by silver geomtric elements.Suspended from black cord

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, October 4, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.