Pair of cufflinks

American
about 1920
Kalo Shop (1900–1970)


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2.5 x 1.5 x 2 cm (1 x 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.682.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver and coral

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

These silver cufflinks have a flat elongated oval back. The front element is a stylized rectangle with a raised border. The lower level has pierced corners and a central bezel-set oval cabochon coral.

Markings

Impressed "STERLING" and "KALO" on reverse

Provenance

May 25, 2010, purchased by Susan B. Kaplan, Brookline, MA from Macklowe Gallery, New York; gift of Kaplan to the MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan in honor of Emily Banis