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Xavier Gonzalez Modernist Artisan Necklace

Xavier Gonzalez Modernist Artisan Necklace

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Other Metals: Modernist: Pre 1960: Item # 1256485

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Xavier Gonzalez (1898-1993)

Spanish American Painter and sculptor

Exhibited -

Whitney Museum of American Art

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gonzalez hand crafted this necklace for his wife and fellow artist, Ethel Edwards

The necklace comes from a collection of Gonzalez's jewelry donated by the artist and his wife to the Art Student's League, NY, where he taught sculpture for many years

Interior circumference - 16" including a 3 1/2" opening

Center element - 2 1/4" tall x 4 1/2" long

Patinated bronze

Weight --- 200 grams

Very good vintage condition