Hare belt

American
1984
Christopher Ross (American, born 1931)


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 1 x 20 cm (2 9/16 x 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.549

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver and glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This calfskin belt has a buckle in the form of a sculptural hare’s head in profile. The realistic pink eye is made of antique 19th century Bohemian glass.

Markings

Artist's signature, a thumbprint, 1984, and copyright symbol on reverse of hare

Provenance

Before 1992, Christopher Ross Boutique, New York; about 1992, sold by Ross Boutique to a private collector; 2012, gift of private collector to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.