Necklace with stylized "nail" fringe

French
about 2000
Bernard Bouhnik (French)


Dimensions

Height x length: 4 x 39.5 cm (1 9/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.534

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Half of the neck ornament consists of a fringe made of stylized nail pendants. the other half is made up of small ball beads. The clasp is of the “lobster” type.

Signed

Inpressed Metal/Pointu's/Paris on a circular tab near lobster clasp

Provenance

Purchased by the Donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman