User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Honeysuckle necklace

Start collecting

Large gold pendant in shape of an open heart-form with a freeform central spray, brushed finish, with a tapering coral stone set in center, signed on back; suspended from an 18k gold mesh chain

Marks

"J.Y 72/ #1/9" on rear of pendant. Clasp of chain stamped "GM/ Kt 18"

Provenance

Skinner Auctioneers, Sale 1803, Lot 170; Daphne Farago, September 23, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

GianCarlo Montebello curator of the GEM MONTEBELLO Archives

1972

Object Place

Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Overall (pendant): 8.9 x 10.8 x 0.6 cm (3 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 1/4 in.) Length (chain): 60.9 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

2006.637

Medium or Technique

18 kt gold, coral

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands