"Modern Cuff" Bracelet
designed ca. 1948
1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 4 in. (4.1 x 6.4 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
"9" written in ink on inside.
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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). "Modern Cuff" Bracelet, designed ca. 1948. Silver, 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 4 in. (4.1 x 6.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.15_PS2.jpg)
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A large cuff formed from a single sheet of metal with rounded corners that is cut nearly in half and bent in opposite directions. Three silver wires with flattened ends are soldered to the back of each section of the cuff and bent in opposite directions to pierce the top spine. Patination is used on the solid sections of the cuff to define the overlapping wires.
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