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Last Necklace

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver, two hard stones
DATES 1979
DIMENSIONS 9 7/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (25.1 x 28.6 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION An asymmetrical necklace composed of a curved wire neck piece, open at front and terminating in small, silver-clad black spherical stones, from which attach larger, pivoting wire members that are bent and flattened into angular forms.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917–1982). Last Necklace, 1979. Silver, two hard stones, 9 7/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (25.1 x 28.6 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.11_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.11_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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