Choker #48

1979
Mary Lee Hu (American, born in 1943)


Object Place: East Lansing, Michigan

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 17.8 x 4.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.257

Medium or Technique

Fine and sterling silver, 24 kt gold, lacquered copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Silver necklace formed of two curved wires. Suspended below are curved silver wires emerging from wavy rim of basket. Rim is wavy woven gold and laquered copper wire in colors of rust and cranberry. Body of basket is black and silver laquered copper wire also twined.

Markings

"HU"

Provenance

Schneider-Bluhm-Loeb Gallery, Inc.(Chicago); 1990, purchased by Daphne Farago of Little Compton, Rhode Island (September 18, 1990); 2006, gift of Farago to the MFA (Accession date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.