Snail shell pendant

American
late 1960s
Marguerite Stix (American, born in Vienna, 1908–1975)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2011.26

Medium or Technique

Shell, yellow gold, emerald, and moonstone

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

The pendant has a bail that opens to facilitate attachment to a ribbon or chain.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

By 2010, with Kimberly Klostermann Jewelry, Cincinnati, OH; 2011, purchased from Klosterman by MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.