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"Cat's-Eye" necklace

This necklace is a collaborative work between gem sculptor Tom Munsteiner and his wife, jewelry designer and goldsmith Jutta Munsteiner. It consists of nineteen, graduated, circular citrines with a "cat's eye" incised off-center on each. Each citrine is set in an open-back gold bezel separated...

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Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

1998, designed and created by Tom and Jutta Munsteiner, Germany; 2012, gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Tom and Jutta Munsteiner

German, 1998

Dimensions

Length: 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2012.841

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt) and citrine

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands