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Fred Pendant Necklace With Case

This is a Pendant Necklace with case. It was designed by Ted Noten. 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.

  • Tile (USA), 1947
  • high-fire earthenware with polychrome underglaze decoration.
  • Museum purchase through gift of James O. Green.
  • 1947-68-1

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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); 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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