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Fred Pendant Necklace With Case

This is a Pendant Necklace with case. It was designed by Ted Noten. It is dated 2003 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is fly and pearl in cast acrylic resin, cord (necklace); leatherette-covered cardbaord, artifical fur (case). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

In the Fred pendant, Noten casts a single pearl along with a dead fly in his signature acrylic material. As he strives to expand his audience beyond collectors and museums, Noten challenges and invades our comfort zone with jarring combinations of the familiar and the incongruous.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (pendant): 4 × 2.5 × 1.2 cm (1 9/16 in. × 1 in. × 1/2 in.) H x W x D (case, closed): 7.3 × 31 × 9.5 cm (2 7/8 × 12 3/16 × 3 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

7067.92a.2016 - Mark etched on top of pendant - T.N. with supernumery 0 7076.92b.2016 - case stamped with "fred" in script on one of the exterior faces of case as part of design.

Cite this object as

Fred Pendant Necklace With Case; Designed by Ted Noten (Dutch,born 1956); fly and pearl in cast acrylic resin, cord (necklace); leatherette-covered cardbaord, artifical fur (case); H x W x D (pendant): 4 × 2.5 × 1.2 cm (1 9/16 in. × 1 in. × 1/2 in.) H x W x D (case, closed): 7.3 × 31 × 9.5 cm (2 7/8 × 12 3/16 × 3 3/4 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-76

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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