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Necklace

Nephrite jade, 18kt yellow gold torque neckpiece. Suspended from gold hinges are nephrite jade tubular shaped elements of varying sizes, capped in gold. In original fitted leather box with velvet and satin interior. In center of lid interior is the name Diener Hermann, other words unintelligible.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Skinner Auctioneers, Sale 1715, Lot 349; Daphne Farago, June 11, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

20th century

Object Place

Mexico City, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm (11 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.241

Medium or Technique

Gold and jade

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands