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1965

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"Pod" Necklace, possibly ca. 1960

This is a necklace. It was made by Xavier Gonzalez. It is dated possibly ca. 1960 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Ethel Edwards Gonzalez. It is credited Bequest of Ethel Edwards Gonzalez.

  • Cavea (23) Brooch, 2013
  • laser-cut, folded, and constructed silver elements, enamel, crushed hematite,....
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.55.2016

Its dimensions are

16.5h x 19.5w x 2.5d cm (6 1/2 x 7 11/16 x 1 in. )

Cite this object as

"Pod" Necklace, possibly ca. 1960; Made by Xavier Gonzalez (1898–1993); USA; gold; 16.5h x 19.5w x 2.5d cm (6 1/2 x 7 11/16 x 1 in. ); Bequest of Ethel Edwards Gonzalez; 2000-2-1

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