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Pendant necklace with turquoise cabochon

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The handwrought pendant in this necklace is asymmetric and has ovoid geometric piercings in two bifurcating, coral-like branches. In the center are four, irregularly shaped tubes soldered onto an oxidized backplate. Below is a pendant drop in the form of a round, bezel-set, carbochon turquoise...

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Marks

brooks/STERLING/54

Provenance

1954, created by artist George Brooks, Montreal; gift to the MFA from Brooks (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1954

  • Designed by George Brooks, Canadian (active in Canada and the United States), born in 1925
Object Place

Montreal, Canada

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9 x 3.8 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.) pendant

Accession Number

2008.1332

Medium or Technique

Silver and turquoise

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands