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Object Place: Mexico City, Mexico
Overall: 29.2 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm (11 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and jade
Not On View
Nephrite jade, 18kt yellow gold torque neckpiece. Suspended from gold hinges are nephrite jade tubular shaped elements of varying sizes, capped in gold.
In original fitted leather box with velvet and satin interior. In center of lid interior is the name Diener Hermann, other words unintelligible.
Skinner Auctioneers, Sale 1715, Lot 349; Daphne Farago, June 11, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection