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Necklace of tubular beads with abstract patterning

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The necklace is composed of 20 textured tubular links with circular and linear relief patterns. The closure is a bezel-set, pear-shaped tourmaline cabochon. Weight: 24.0 dwt. The ornament has its orginal fitted box with a stamped label (gold on black silk) that reads "Ant...

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Marks

A. Fruhauf 750

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in honor of the jeweler, Anton Fruhauf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Italian, 1960s

Dimensions

Interior diameter: 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.417

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt) and tourmaline

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands