Necklace, ca. 1948
Based on her training as a sculptor and her own intuitive sense of good design, Betty Cooke’s jewelry features unadorned minimalist shapes and gently rounded corners as in this necklace.
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 13.9 × 14 × 0.8 cm (5 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 5/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On underside near hinge, stamped with COOKE
Cite this object as
Necklace, ca. 1948; Designed by Betty Cooke (American, b. 1924); silver, brass; H x W x D: 13.9 × 14 × 0.8 cm (5 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 5/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2017-2-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.