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Chain is comprised of tubular shaped links interspersed with circular disks topped with tubes. Suspended below is tower-like element of blue titanium and gold. Below is repousse Medusa head with suspended earrings. Below is titanium and gold cylinder.

Signed

Engraved on two sides of triangular tower tip are " RM 14K" and " SN AG"

Provenance

Schneider-Bluhm-Loeb Gallery (Chicago); Daphne Farago, September 26, 1990 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1985

Object Place

Carterville, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall: 34.9 cm, 61 x 25 mm, 95.2 gm (13 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.353

Medium or Technique

14 kt yellow gold and titanium, fabricated and repoussed

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands