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Necklace, ca. 1975

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Ronald Hayes Pearson. It is dated ca. 1975 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Pearson allowed the molten silver to suggest the final fluid forms in his highly polished, loop-shaped neckpiece, reflecting the modernist ideal.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 18.5 × 13.3 × 1.6 cm (7 5/16 × 5 1/4 × 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

Necklace, ca. 1975; Designed by Ronald Hayes Pearson (American, 1924 - 1996); silver; H x W x D: 18.5 × 13.3 × 1.6 cm (7 5/16 × 5 1/4 × 5/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-83

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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