Pair of cufflinks

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


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 3 x 1.5 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.53.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Rectangular sterling silver cufflinks. Oxidized silver on face. 2 half-circles fold in from shorter sides of the rectange towards the center touching a sterling silver sphere 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