Elsa Freund Necklace & Earring Set - American Modernist - Elsaramics
Rare Elsa Freund necklace and earring set made out of Sterling Silver and her famous red clay ceramics. This set features a rich red and black glaze, the red almost looks like it's made from jewels. The sterlings silver spirals around the ceramic jewels.
Elsa's jewelry has been featured in Brooklyn's Museum of Art in an exhibit of Art Smith and his contemporaries. Her work is in the Smithsonian, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Metal Museum of Tennessee's and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art's permanent collection.
The Neckring measures approx. 16" - signed "925" The pendant measures approx. 1.75" tall x 1 3/8" wide - signed "Elsa" The earrings measure approx. 1" in diameter - screwback signed "Sterling" It is in good vintage condition with appropriate wear and patina for it's age