Marianne Hunter (American)
Length: 38.1 cm (15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, grisaille enamel, gold and silver foil, druzy agates, carnelian, honey moonstone
Not On View
Gold, silver, and moonstone necklace with five plaques. Plaques feature metalwork foliate, brown and white spotted druzy, a detailed enamel of black and white leopard, carnelian, and honey moonstone. Silver reverse is incribed with a poem: “Leopard Lily Laughing/In the shimmer of starlight/ In the glow of a leopard/ moon.”
"Leopard Lily Laughing/In the shimmer of starlight/ In the glow of a leopard/ moon."
Marianne Hunter 6-91
#1943; 24K; 14K; S.S.
1964-2008, sold by the artist to Karen Rotenberg, Boston; 2016, gift of Karen Rotenberg to the MFA. (Accession date: November 9, 2016)
Gift of Karen S. Rotenberg