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Sunburst necklace

about 1955
Henry Steig (American, 1906–1973)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Overall (Diameter of pendant): 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.) Length (of chain): 508 mm (20 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver and quartz

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry


Necklaces and neck bands

Pendant of large faceted smoky quartz framed by oxidized silver wire in sunburst shape, on chain of linked silver bars.


Gallery 330 (Hudson NY): Daphne Farago, September 18, 2003 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection