Pin/Pendant

  • Olaf Skoogfors, Pin/Pendant, ca. 1969, gold, silver, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1978, Judy Skoogfors, Gift of Leona S. and Paul D. Rosenstock, 1996.103

Luce Center Label

Pin/Pendant is an abstract composition typical of Olaf Skoogfors’s later work, in which he explored irregular surfaces and organic forms.

Luce Object Quote

“I believe jewelry must be wearable, but have a strong, forceful image as well. It should not just be casual decoration, but a reflection of the creator and the wearer.” Artist quoted in Olaf Skoogfors: 20th Century Goldsmith 1930-1975

Title
Pin/Pendant
Artists
Date
ca. 1969
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (1.0 x 3.8 cm.) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Leona S. and Paul D. Rosenstock

Mediums
Classifications
Object Number
1996.103
Palette
URL
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