Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1980

GUSN

GUSN-305140

Description

This choker-style necklace is constructed from patented elbow coaxial adapter connectors joined together.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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Jewelry
Necklace
Necklace

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": Beate "Ati" Gropius, an artist and teacher like her mother, had a strong sense of personal style. Ati's second husband, architect John Johansen, liked to design and make jewelry for her, often from found objects. These were not comfortable pieces of jewelry. They were statements.

Inscription

Anphenol (embossed, part of cast design)
-306/U (embossed, part of cast design)
CAKZ (embossed, part of cast design)

Additional Identification Number

1108.12

Maker

Johansen, John MacLane, 1916- (Artist)
Alden Products Company, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Credit Line

Gift of Erika Pfammatter

Accession Number

2014.157.12

Places

Brockton (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)