Wood Necklace #14

1995
Bruce Metcalf (American, born in 1949)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 39.4 x 25.4 x 4.4 cm (15 1/2 x 10 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.358

Medium or Technique

Cedar, maple, driftwood, brass, aluminum, silver, copper, Corian, Delrin, polyester, felt, false eyelash, stainless steel cable, 23 kt goldleaf

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace is comprised of three cedar spheres, seven links of various shapes, some driftwood, some maple. Below is an element which resmbles a dinosaur with eyelashes and plastic mouth. One piece of driftwood is inlaid with 23kt. gold leaf.

Signed

Signed "Metcalf" on bead

Provenance

Susan Cummins Gallery; Daphne Farago, March 29, 2001 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Bruce Metcalf