Thumbnail-size images of copyrighted artworks are displayed under fair use, in accordance with guidelines recommended by the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts, published by the College Art Association in February 2015.

Pair of men's cuff links

American
1950s
Swank, Inc. (American, founded in 1897)


Object Place: Taunton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 1/2 x 1 in. (3.8 x 2.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2270.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Gold-colored mesh cuff links imitating ancient coins, with a profile of a man’s head in relief.

Markings

"Swank"

Provenance

By 2008, collection of Henry S. Hacker, Cambridge, MA; gift of Hacker to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry S. Hacker