Isfahan Neckpiece

Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982


about 1973

Sterling silver with nephrite

Overall: 7 1/16 × 4 1/2 × 1/4 in. (18 × 11.5 × 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Charles L. Russell, Class of 1951



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Published References

Barry R. Harwood, From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith. Brooklyn Museum, 2008. Musée des arts décoratifs de Montréal, Toni Greenbaum, and Martin P. Eidelberg. Messengers of Modernism: American Studio Jewelry 1940–1960. New York: Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts in association with Flammarion, 1996.


The artist; given to his adopted sister, Ina Smith Gordon (1905-1995), upon his death in 1983; given to Charles L. Russell, upon her death in 1995; given to present collection, 2014.

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