Sun hinge bracelet

1988
Sondra Sherman (American, born in 1958)


Object Place: Munich, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 4.8 cm (5 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.516

Medium or Technique

24 kt gold plated bronze

On View

Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery (Gallery 258)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Gold over bronze cuff bracelet in open sunburst form . Hinges allow bracelet to collapse or expand to conform to shape of wrist.


Sondra Sherman’s bracelet is a work of kinetic sculpture that comes to life when worn. The hinged halves allow the bracelet to expand and contract with the movement of the wearer’s arm.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, July 3, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Sondra Sherman