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1973

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Necklace

This is a Necklace. It is dated 1973. Its medium is bent silver wire, sheet silver, polished moonstone. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Skoogfors explored contrasting metal textures and striking copper and brass color combinations using both hot and cold metal connections. Harmonizing form, line, and color, he often made castings to add surface relief with an additional decorative structure superimposed on a geometric base.

It is credited Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

  • Brooch (USA)
  • silver, copper, brass.
  • Gift of Edna Sloan Beron.
  • 1991-56-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.5 × 15.4 × 2.2 cm (7 11/16 × 6 1/16 × 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

on reverse, 'OLAF SKOOGFORS'/STERLING 1973'

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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