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Bakelite and diamante necklace

German
1930–1939
Schreiber and Hiller (German, 1920 – 1993)


Accession Number

2018.3980

Medium or Technique

Chrome, Bakelite, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This Art Deco necklace consists of alternating vertical links of chromium and Bakelite that have oblong, flat bottoms and domed surfaces. Five clear rhinestones are channel-set in each chromium link. The necklace fastens around the neck with a tab-insert closure.

Markings

"D.R.G.M. 1138525"

Provenance

Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum