Necklace

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Necklace
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.4.75
Dimensions: 
L(closed): 15.7 cm, L(open): 36.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elsa Marie Bates Freund
Primary Description: 
Terracotta colored clay with transparent, blue-green, and cobalt enamel/glazes; colorless non-lead glass, clay, aluminum, black thread; glass fragments are placed on bisqued and glazed (unfired) ceramic base, then fused together; rolled and fabricated aluminum beads. Neckpiece with "chain" composed of short tubes of aluminum sheet rolled on a stick and strung on thread in pattern of alternating single and paired tubes, wire hook and eye findings; suspended at center of chain is triangular "stone" pendant formed of a pad of clay covered with colorless glass fragments and colored enamels/glazes to create the surface effect of a central streak of cobalt and scattered white glaze "crystals" on colorless crackled background.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Freund, Elsa (Elsie) Marie Bates ((1912-2001)), Source
Category: