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Necklace

Simple ball-and-socket gold wire necklace from which hangs a pendant consisting of a gold disc with ebony and ivory stripped inlay, a "cage" with 2 hematite balls at each end, and ebony block with gold small balls affixed, and dangling gold needles with hematite balls at the top plate. (from...

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Marks

"14k / Pardon" on one side of tag near clasp and "477A" on the other. (from card)

Provenance

With Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA by 1991; to MFA April 4, 1991.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1977–78

Object Place for Label

Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

Object Place

Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

Accession Number

1991.549

Medium or Technique

Gold, ebony, ivory, hematite

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands