Pendant necklace with ebony inlay
Designed by George Brooks (Canadian (active in Canada and the United States), born in 1925)
Object Place: Montreal, Canada
Height x width x depth: 5.7 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 1/4 x 2 x 1/4 in.) (pendant)
Medium or Technique
Silver, ebony, and pearl
Not On View
This modernist necklace has an oval pendant with a negative space that mimics the outer contour. It is set with four pearls–one along the inside silver edge and three embedded in the ebony inlay. Also, related artist sketch from 1952.
STERLING/brooks/scratch mark 52
1952, created by artist George Brooks, Montreal; gift from Brooks to the MFA (November 19, 2008)
Gift of the artist
Reproduced with permission.