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Avocado Neckpiece

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Boomerang-shaped green-glazed terracotta "stone" set in asymetrical loops of flattened silver wire, suspended from silver wire torque.

Signed

"Elsa" scratched into clay inlay on rear

Provenance

Elsa Freund; Daphne Farago, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

early 1950s

Object Place

Deland, Florida

Object Place

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 12.7 x 1.9 cm, 46.7 gm (6 1/2 x 5 x 3/4 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.206

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass, terracotta

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands