Pair of cufflinks

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2012.54.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver, tiger eye

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Sterling silver oblong cufflinks. Oval tiger eye goes from one outer edge of the sterling face to slightly past the middle of the cufflink’s face. Inlaid stone extends outward from the face of the cufflink. Remaining sterling area that shows is recessed sterling with 5 arcs incised into the metal echoing the edge of the stone.

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