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Last Necklace

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver, two hard stones
DATES 1979
DIMENSIONS 9 7/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (25.1 x 28.6 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
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CAPTION Art Smith (American, 1917-1982). Last Necklace, 1979. Silver, two hard stones, 9 7/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (25.1 x 28.6 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.11. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.11_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION An asymmetrical necklace composed of a curved wire neck piece, open at front and terminating in small, silver-clad black spherical stones, from which attach larger, pivoting wire members that are bent and flattened into angular forms.
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