Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). <em>Triangle Necklace</em>, ca. 1969. Silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, rhodochrosite, 16 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/2 in. (41 x 13 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.3_PS2.jpg)

Triangle Necklace

Artist:Art Smith

Medium: Silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, rhodochrosite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1969

Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/2 in. (41 x 13 x 1.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H27-6C

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 2007.61.3

Image: 2007.61.3_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A long, attenuated open wirework necklace with an asymmetrical arrangement of three triangular pendants. An elongated, ovoid neck piece composed of two members attach at proper left and right via small curved wires, with the proper right wire forming the clasp. From the bottom center of the neckpiece is suspended a triangle set with a green-and-beige-mottled cabouchon stone that suspends from its bottom corners a smaller triangle with a pink cabouchon stone at proper right and a larger triangle with a blue cabouchon stone at proper left. Each element, including the two members of the neck piece, pivots.

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