Pair of cufflinks

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


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2.8 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2012.56.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Cuff links

Tear-drop shaped cufflinks. Face split into two sections: 1/2 is solid sterling silver, 1/2 is rough oxidized silver with smooth sterling silver sphere attached to the front, extending from the face.

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