Necklace

American
about 1960
Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 23 x 20.5 x 2.5 cm (9 1/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2011.68

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal, plastic, and glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The necklace consists of eight strands of molded, irregualrly-shaped plastic beads attched to an elaborate clasp made up of two faceted, rectangular, faux gems.

Markings

Impressed Scaasi on applied metal tab on reverse of clasp

Provenance

1987, purchased by Marjorie Short; 2011, gift of Short to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Marjorie J. Short