Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). <em>Metallic Boa Necklace</em>, ca. 1964. Silver, eight hardstones, 14 1/2 x 8 x 1 5/8 in. (36.8 x 20.3 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.5_PS2.jpg)

Metallic Boa Necklace

Artist:Art Smith

Medium: Silver, eight hardstones

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1964

Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 8 x 1 5/8 in. (36.8 x 20.3 x 4.1 cm)



Accession Number: 2007.61.5

Image: 2007.61.5_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A necklace composed of an s-shaped spine tipped with silver wrapped stones, from which radiate at regular intervals flattened curved spokes randomly decorated with ten small cabouchon semi-precious stones in silver collars. Thirteen of the lower spokes terminate in small rings that support an additional flattened curved element.

Brooklyn Museum