Necklace
Date: c. 1900-1904
Medium: Gold, set with turquoise matrix and hung with rough pearls
Dimensions: 11 7/8 × 1 1/2 × 1/8 in. (30.2 × 3.8 × 0.3 cm) pendant: 1 1/16 × 1 1/2 in. (2.7 × 3.8 cm) greatest length: 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H. W. Janson, 1976
Object Number: 1976-46
About: Liberty's added jewelry to it's line in 1883, recognizing the potential of the new "aesthetic" for hand-crafted jewelry. Archibald Knox was one of Liberty's principal designers. The design of this necklace with it's abstract shaped pendants is very much in keeping with the art nouveau style newly appearing on the European continent.
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