Pair of cufflinks

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


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2 x 2 x 2.5 cm (13/16 x 13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2012.52.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Square sterling silver cufflinks. Solid sterling frame makes a border at the edge of the cufflinks. Oxidized silver at center. Three small spheres in different sizes sit on top of the oxidized silver background.

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