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WILLIAM HARPER (b. 1944)
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WILLIAM HARPER (b. 1944)

'TALISMANIC BEADS #1' A SILVER, GOLD CLOISSONNÉ ENAMEL, GOLD, EBONY, IVORY, BONE AND AMBER NECKLACE, 1975

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WILLIAM HARPER (b. 1944)
'Talismanic Beads #1' A Silver, Gold Cloissonné Enamel, Gold, Ebony, Ivory, Bone and Amber Necklace, 1975
21 in. (53.34 cm.) long
Provenance
Purchased directly from William Harper by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, William Harper: Recent Works in Enamel, Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., 1977, no. 41.
T. Manhart, William Harper: Artist as Alchemist, Orlando, 1989, pl. 5.
Exhibited
Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, William Harper: Recent Works in Enamel, Washington, D.C., 24 November 1977-26 March 1978.
Orlando Museum of Art, William Harper: Artist as Alchemist, Orlando, Florida, 4 November-10 December 1989.
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