Metallic Boa Necklace
Silver, eight hardstones
14 1/2 x 8 x 1 5/8 in. (36.8 x 20.3 x 4.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Charles L. Russell
A necklace composed of an s-shaped spine tipped with silver wrapped stones, from which radiate at regular intervals flattened curved spokes randomly decorated with ten small cabouchon semi-precious stones in silver collars. Thirteen of the lower spokes terminate in small rings that support an additional flattened curved element.
This item is not on view
Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). Metallic Boa Necklace, ca. 1964. Silver, eight hardstones, 14 1/2 x 8 x 1 5/8 in. (36.8 x 20.3 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.5_PS2.jpg)
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