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Pair of cufflinks

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Rectangular sterling silver cufflinks. Oxidized silver on face. 2 half-circles fold in from shorter sides of the rectange towards the center touching a sterling silver sphere in the middle. Marks: impressed "MACEFIELD" and "STERLING" on reverse. Whaleback closure.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 1979, sold by Macefield Silversmiths to Leo L. Beranek, Westwood MA; 2012, gift of Leo Beranek to the MFA (Accession Date: Feburary 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Leo L. Beranek

American, about 1960

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 3 x 1.5 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.53.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cuff Links