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Encaged Marble Necklace

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver, carnelian
DATES ca. 1972
DIMENSIONS 5 x 7 x 1 1/8 in. (12.7 x 17.8 x 2.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
INSCRIPTIONS "27" written in ink on verso.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
RIGHTS STATEMENT copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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CAPTION Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). Encaged Marble Necklace, ca. 1972. Silver, carnelian, 5 x 7 x 1 1/8 in. (12.7 x 17.8 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.10. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.10_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.10_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A circular necklace formed from a curved wire neck piece, open at the front, which hooks at each end into a horizontal patinated wire coil. The coil encases a mobile, yellow stone sphere.
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