Sam Kramer (American, 1913–1964)
Object Place: New York, New York
Overall: 8.9 x 7.6 x 2.9 cm (3 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, copper, semi-precious stones
The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)
Silver wire twisted and bent in form of abstract,face with red cabochon as “eye,” copper loop as “mouth,” and one moveable silver part set with a pale yellow cabochon, representing an “earring.” Stones are possibly garnet and citrine.
"sterling" and artists mushroom stamp on rear
Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, October 9, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
© Estate of Sam Kramer