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1951

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2013

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2022

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Locket And Chain (USA)

This is a Locket and chain. It was designed by Irena Brynner. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is ebony, silver, moonstone. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Irena Brynner.

  • Necklace
  • bent silver wire, sheet silver, polished moonstone.
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.117.2016
  • Necklace
  • dominos, silver, leather cord.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-105

Its dimensions are

(a: locket): 5.9 x 2.6 x 0.7 cm (2 5/16 in. x 1 in. x 1/4 in.) (b: chain): 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on back of silver locket: "I. BRYNER STERLING"

Cite this object as

Locket And Chain (USA); Designed by Irena Brynner (American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003); ebony, silver, moonstone; (a: locket): 5.9 x 2.6 x 0.7 cm (2 5/16 in. x 1 in. x 1/4 in.) (b: chain): 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.); Gift of Irena Brynner; 1991-165-2-a,b

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