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Pair of cufflinks

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Quasi-heart-shaped cufflinks. Sterling silver face has 14k gold amorphous designs around the border. In the center is an inlaid tigers eye which extends outward from the face of the cufflink. Marks: impressed "MACEFIELD," "STERLING" and "14k" on reverse Whaleback...

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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, 1960s–1970s

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2.9 x 2.6 x 3.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.55.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver, 14k gold, tiger eye (?)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cuff Links