Linked Oval Necklace
Silver, amethyst quartz
designed by 1974
11 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in. (27.9 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm) (show scale)
impressed on back: "Art Smith"
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Gift of Charles L. Russell
copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). Linked Oval Necklace, designed by 1974. Silver, amethyst quartz, 11 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in. (27.9 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.1_PS2.jpg)
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A necklace of flattened oval rings that decrease in size from the center oval, which is set with a large purple-and-white semi-precious stone set in a silver collar. The rings pivot at joins. An undulating clasp formed from a flattened wire hooks into small circles soldered to the front of the two smallest ovals at top.
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