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Egg Pendant Necklace, ca. 1991

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Sandra Enterline. It is dated ca. 1991 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is hollow formed and fabricated silver and stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

In her Egg pendant, which relates to her previous work with spheres, Enterline uses a metal perforation technique in which she drills myriad tiny holes to let light to stream through, to produce a powerful interplay between the interior and exterior of the piece.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

  • Ribbon (France)
  • woven and perforated.
  • Gift of Mrs. Montgomery Hare.
  • 1941-36-5-b

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 45 × 19.6 × 3 cm (17 11/16 × 7 11/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

No mark on egg; marked where wire enters egg pendant. Unreadable stamp followed by 'Enterline'.

Cite this object as

Egg Pendant Necklace, ca. 1991; Designed by Sandra Enterline (American, b. 1960); hollow formed and fabricated silver and stainless steel; L x W x D: 45 × 19.6 × 3 cm (17 11/16 × 7 11/16 × 1 3/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-26

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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