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"Bauble" Necklace

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver, colorless quartz
DATES ca. 1953
DIMENSIONS 9 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1/2 in. (23.2 x 12.4 x 1.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION An asymmetrical necklace of thin wire tightly coiled around a doubled thicker wire that curves around the neck, extends down the front, and terminates in a suspended glass spherical pendant wrapped in small silver rings joined by coiled wire. At the short end of the neckpiece is a small glass sphere.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917–1982). "Bauble" Necklace, ca. 1953. Silver, colorless quartz, 9 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1/2 in. (23.2 x 12.4 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.7_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.7_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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