Pair of cufflinks

American
1960s–1970s
Macefield (American, active 1950s to 1985)


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm (1 x 1 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.48.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver, rudilated quartz

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Circular face cufflinks. Oblong rudilated quartz on top of sterling circular base. 3 small sterling silver rings cross over the stone: one on top, one on the bottom, middle ring is broken up into 2 parts and does not meet in the middle.

Marks: impressed “MACEFIELD” and “STERLING” on reverse.

Whaleback closure.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 1979, sold by Macefield Silversmiths to Leo L. Beranek, Westwood MA; 2012, gift of Leo Beranek to the MFA (Accession Date: Feburary 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Leo L. Beranek