Necklace made of shaped, rectangular plaques

Danish
early 1950s
Designed by Arno Malinowski (Danish, 1899–1976)


Dimensions

Height x depth x length: 2.1 x 0.5 x 39.4 cm (13/16 x 3/16 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.214

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

the necklace is composed of rectangular gold plaques connected by jump rings. The plaques alternate in shape, with one form overlapping amother. It has a toggle clasp and has its original leather fitted box.

Arno Malinowski was a multi-media artist who worked for Jensen from 1936 to 1944 and again from 1945-1965. Although he designed some hollowware, he is best known for his jewelry.

Markings

Impressed GEORG JENSEN within oval made of impressed dots, 750/18K, 1113

Provenance

By 1955, Georg Jensen, London; about 1955, sold by Jensen to Leo Beranek, Cambridge, MA; 2008, gift from Beranek to MFA. (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Leo L. and Gabriella Beranek