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This is a necklace.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1930. Its medium is hammered silver and blood jasper.

Després’s necklaces reflect the strong interest in the globe form that appeared across design during this period. The combination of the handcrafted look of hammered silver and the avoidance of gemstones in favor of less precious materials created an impressive statement when used in large scale.

It is credited Lent by Siegelson, New York.

  • Necklace
  • hammered silver and bone.
  • Lent by Siegelson, New York.
  • 61.2016.11
  • Suite Of Bracelets
  • diamonds, rubies, sapphires, platinum.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.23

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Bracelet
  • diamonds, platinum.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.13

Its dimensions are

L: 64.8 cm (25 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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