Luck

1994
Kiff Slemmons (American, born in 1944)


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 45.7 x 17.8 x 1.3 cm (18 x 7 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.523

Medium or Technique

Silver, ebony, dice, mirror, typewriter keys

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace is comprised of elements related to “Luck” including: two with numbers “13”, typewriter keys spelling ” WISH ME LUCK”, a circular cracked mirror, a silver salt shaker, an ebony star. Top element is a horse shoe of ebony and silver with four- leaf clovers . Large riveted ebony black cat is center front.

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, May 1994; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© 2007 Kiff Slemmons