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X Necklace And Stand, 2014–2015

This is a Necklace and Stand. It was designed by Iris Eichenberg. It is dated 2014–2015. Its medium is oxidized nails, metal wire, silver, steel, wood, perspex. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Eichenberg, long fascinated by the human form, created a necklace with a suspended black head-like object whose textured surface is reminiscent of a face. When not being worn, this “necklace” rests on a stand consisting of a long thin rod and flat, polished base.

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

  • Chain (Switzerland)
  • silver (filigree).
  • Gift of Mrs. Owen E. Robinson and Mrs. John B. Hendry in memory of Mrs. John....
  • 1993-68-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 64 × 12 × 36 cm (25 3/16 × 4 3/4 × 14 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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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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