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Snail shell pendant

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The pendant has a bail that opens to facilitate attachment to a ribbon or chain.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

By 2010, with Kimberly Klostermann Jewelry, Cincinnati, OH; 2011, purchased from Klosterman by MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, late 1960s

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2011.26

Medium or Technique

Shell, yellow gold, emerald, and moonstone

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants