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Choker

Inscription

1938 - engraved on back of clasp

Marks

engraved on back of clasp: artist logo signature, a circle bisected with a diagonal line and one half bisected by a diagonal line (looks like a circle with a Y in it)

Provenance

Given by the artist to her cousin, Gerda Debrunner, Switzerland; by descent within the family to John C. Zimmermann, West Lebanon, NH; 2012, sold by John Zimmermann to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the James Parker Charitable Trust

1938

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Length x width: 13 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (34.9 x 2.9 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1

Medium or Technique

Gold, jade, enamel over gold, pink tourmalines, garnets or synthetic rubies

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands