Scratched Beads Necklace

1984
Robin Quigley (American, born in 1947)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 1 cm (11 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.447

Medium or Technique

Pewter, epoxy, ink, and black serpentine beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Irregularly shaped flat links made of pewter with a layer of epoxy on each side; the epoxy scratched and marked with ink; the pewter and epoxy links separated by small round black beads; three triangular links have epoxy on one side only. Part of a set with earrings DF.INV.099.1-2

Signed

On reverse of one of the triangular links are impressed marks. Device of a bird ( a robin) in a circle, a "hand" in a circle, a "Q" in a square , " Pewter" in a square and
"84".

Provenance

Robin Quigley; Daphne Farago, May 23, 1989 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Robin Quigley
R.Q.