Three-Part Vertical Neckpiece with Raven
Colette (American, born in 1937)
Object Place: California, United States
Overall: 28.6 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm (11 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Sterling silver, fine silver, 24 kt gold, 14 kt gold, freshwater pearls, rutilated quartz, vermeil chain, cloisonee enamel
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Two-part enameled pendant with five cats, rabbit, and raven as well as hieroglyphics (?) red teardrops and abstract stairs. Two bezel set freshwater pearls, one on either side. Loop in loop chain and enameled clasp/counterbalance depicting another raven on stairs with red teardrops, hieroglyphs and a bezel set rutilated quartz. S clasps on either side. Reverse of pendant is silver with hieroglyphs and gold alligator, pyramid, and two fish. Reverse of clasp/counterbalance is silver with a cat and three hieroglyphs.
Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, September 1990 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.