Pair of cuff links

about 1954
Designed by Earl B. Pardon (American, 1926–1991), Designed for Towle Silversmiths


Object Place: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 3.2 x 2.9cm (5/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8in.)

Accession Number

1995.140.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver; enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Silver cuff links designed as two triangles joined at one side, and angled slightly, so that in section, the cufflink is seen as a shallow triangle having one obtuse angle. Each triangle contains a central silver point. One is set with navy blue enamel; the other has been surface decorated with a rocker and then filled with turquoise enamel.

Markings

Each marked on back in script "T (enclosing a lion rampant); each marked on post, struck over patent number "STERLING"

Provenance

About 1954, made for Margaret Craver Withers (b. 1907); June 21, 1995, gift of Mrs. Withers to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.