Pair of cufflinks

American
about 1960
Macefield (American, active 1950s to 1985)


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2.3 x 2 x 3 cm (7/8 x 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.49.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Sterling silver teardrop shaped cufflinks with oxidized silver inside. Central area is rough and dark with built up swirling/gnarled designs towards the round part of the cufflink.

Marks: impressed “STERLING” and “MACEFIELD” 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