Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). <em>Linked Oval Necklace</em>, designed by 1974. Silver, amethyst quartz, 11 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in. (27.9 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.1_PS2.jpg)

Linked Oval Necklace

Artist:Art Smith

Medium: Silver, amethyst quartz

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Dates:designed by 1974

Dimensions: 11 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in. (27.9 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H27-6C

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Accession Number: 2007.61.1

Image: 2007.61.1_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A necklace of flattened oval rings that decrease in size from the center oval, which is set with a large purple-and-white semi-precious stone set in a silver collar. The rings pivot at joins. An undulating clasp formed from a flattened wire hooks into small circles soldered to the front of the two smallest ovals at top.

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