Decorative Arts and Design
Patinated silver alloy
11 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 1/4 in. (28.3 x 15.6 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
impressed on back: "Art Smith"
Gift of Charles L. Russell
A necklace of rough-textured, crescent-shaped elements that form an open arc. Two flattened wires are soldered together to form the neck piece and then curve down at proper right and attach to a conforming, attenuated crescent. At top proper left, a small crescent with a central oval cutout cradles the curve of the neckline. At bottom, two crescents with cutouts are suspended by soldered small rings.
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Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). "Patina" Necklace, ca. 1959. Patinated silver alloy, 11 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 1/4 in. (28.3 x 15.6 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.2_PS2.jpg)
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