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Three Cone Necklace Necklace

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Wendy Ramshaw. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is gold, nickel alloy, unglazed stoneware (jasperware). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This necklace is an example of Ramshaw’s collaboration with British ceramics manufacturer, Wedgwood, using individually crafted white jasperware cones, spheres and discs to create a playfully kinetic design.

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

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  • tinted and molded stoneware (jasperware).
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  • 1952-166-109
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  • gold, amethyst, blue topaz, emerald (rings), painted wood (stand).
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2001-13-1/7

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 39.5 × 17.2 × 2.5 cm (15 9/16 in. × 6 3/4 in. × 1 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on left part of clasp, 'WR'; also on clasp, on left 'WEDG and on right 'WOOD' forming one word when closed.

Cite this object as

Three Cone Necklace Necklace; Designed by Wendy Ramshaw (English, b. 1939); gold, nickel alloy, unglazed stoneware (jasperware); H x W x D: 39.5 × 17.2 × 2.5 cm (15 9/16 in. × 6 3/4 in. × 1 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-94

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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