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Ring

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Maker:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
gold
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 1.4 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
ring
Object Name:
ring
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Bequest of Merle Sternberg
Accession Number:
2014-16-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41b312788-f408-49f4-abfe-3d3ce8b1c348
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edanmdm:chndm_2014-16-1
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Pendant

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Silver, smokey amethyst quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.1 x 4.5 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Pendant
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1961
Credit Line:
Bequest of Merle Sternberg
Accession Number:
2014-16-2-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46426a678-6d84-427d-92f4-666df9637bfb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2014-16-2-b
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Pendant

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Silver, amethyst quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.4 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm (3 5/16 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Pendant
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1961
Credit Line:
Bequest of Merle Sternberg
Accession Number:
2014-16-2-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f0447063-56b8-4f9d-a917-b720d95e1431
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2014-16-2-c
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Pendant

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Silver, carnelian agate
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.9 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Pendant
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1961
Credit Line:
Bequest of Merle Sternberg
Accession Number:
2014-16-2-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4472c1c3a-19bc-4648-9d9f-8b3d7eb32f77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2014-16-2-d
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Pendant

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Silver, rose quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 x 4.6 x 1.8 cm (2 3/4 x 1 13/16 x 11/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Pendant
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1961
Credit Line:
Bequest of Merle Sternberg
Accession Number:
2014-16-2-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4fbf2e046-9015-476c-a883-a60bf16e59b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2014-16-2-e
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Pendant

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Silver, rose quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.2 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm (2 1/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Pendant
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1961
Credit Line:
Bequest of Merle Sternberg
Accession Number:
2014-16-2-f
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4949a5393-8146-4188-b5f5-e310ae930ccc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2014-16-2-f
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Modernette Cuff

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Maker:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
copper, brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 × 6 × 6 cm (2 1/2 × 2 3/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
bracelet
Object Name:
bracelet
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
Designed 1948, this example probably after 1948
Credit Line:
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Accession Number:
2016-34-102
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4823cbebb-64ff-4761-b201-b7dfadad1d01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-34-102

Bracelet

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Bent brass and silver wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.5 × 7.2 × 2.5 cm (2 3/16 in. × 2 13/16 in. × 1 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Bracelet
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Credit Line:
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Accession Number:
2016-34-103
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq455a798ea-ebfc-4791-8415-b5007308c615
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-34-103
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Brooch

Designer:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
brass, copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.5 × 8.7 × 1.5 cm (3 7/8 × 3 1/4 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Brooch
Object Name:
Brooch
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
Designed 1949, thisexample probably after 1949
Credit Line:
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Accession Number:
2016-34-104
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46192525a-a042-4228-94bc-ef21b24b9a05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-34-104

Cuff Bracelet

Maker:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 6.3 x 5.5 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
bracelet
Object Name:
bracelet
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth and Margot Gayle
Accession Number:
1997-171-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a997bbb4-4875-4075-bf4a-89a34ad052b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1997-171-1
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Pair of earrings

Maker:
Art Smith, American, 1917–1982  Search this
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
a,b (each): L x W x D: 3 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm (1 3/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Pair of earrings
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
ca. 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth and Margot Gayle
Accession Number:
1997-171-2-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a5d5ad57-7c7e-4b17-aee3-525638d2909b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1997-171-2-a_b
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Square metal design by Art Smith

Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy and silver
Dimensions:
Archives: 7.8Feet (0.1Meters)
H x W x D: 1 × 1 × 3/16 in. (2.5 × 2.6 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
metalwork
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Business  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
A2018.110.1.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Archive
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd558a2b409-caf7-46a3-a930-44e48f0482e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.110.1.1.1
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Triangular metal logo design by Art Smith

Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy, brass (alloy), and silver
Dimensions:
Archives: 7.8Feet (0.1Meters)
H x W x D: 1 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (2.5 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
metalwork
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Business  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
A2018.110.1.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Archive
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55470d1db-4bac-472e-b5fc-e0ee7cbff4a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.110.1.1.2
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"Three Gap" cuff in process

Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
Archives: 7.8Feet (0.1Meters)
H x W x D (unfinished three-hole wrist cuff): 3 1/8 × 5 7/8 × 5/16 in. (8 × 15 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
metalwork
cuffs (costume components)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
A2018.110.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Archive
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd546fab7e1-7c94-4af9-9bc5-050e8b3f7be0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.110.1.2
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"Lady Day" necklace

Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
silver and glass
Dimensions:
Archives: 7.8Feet (0.1Meters)
H x W x D (Lady Day necklace): 7 1/16 × 4 1/8 × 1 3/16 in. (18 × 10.5 × 3 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
A2018.110.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Archive
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54e1c934e-4d19-4c0a-aaea-ad0ef91f0f00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.110.1.3
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"Modern Cuff" by Art Smith

Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
copper and brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
2 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 4 in. (6.7 × 6.7 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
bracelets (jewelry)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.322
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a0b75bdc-dddc-446e-a054-c413c772093a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.322

Modernist copper cuff bracelet by Art Smith

Designed by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 2 5/16 × 1 5/8 in. (5.7 × 5.9 × 4.1 cm)
Type:
jewelry
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.173.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56ca3465e-758c-4dc3-8f86-1a030ee4bb9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.173.1
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Sterling silver necklace by Art Smith

Designed by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 5 1/2 × 3/4 in. (17.8 × 14 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
jewelry
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.173.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cde584d5-a40a-4ce7-ac72-3811751b7285
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.173.2

Brass loop earrings by Art Smith

Designed by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Owned by:
Anne Williams, American, born 1924  Search this
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2016.174.1a): 3 1/4 × 2 1/2 × 1/2 in. (8.3 × 6.4 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (2016.174.1b): 3 1/4 × 2 1/2 × 1/4 in. (8.3 × 6.4 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
earrings
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.174.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Jewelry Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58136b9a5-f2e6-473e-b85d-6f45be57e79b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.174.1ab
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Silver "dinner gong" and "wishbone" earrings by Art Smith

Designed by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Owned by:
Anne Williams, American, born 1924  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Dimensions for both): 4 × 1 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (10.2 × 3.8 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
earrings
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.174.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Art Smith Jewelry Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd576d45b24-7047-48fb-a75a-34dab41554ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.174.2ab

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