Acquired directly from the artist Private Collection, New York
From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith, exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum, 2008, pp. 4 and 15 (for a similar example) Marbeth Schon, Form & Function: American Modernist Jewelry 1940-1970, Atglen, PA, 2008, p. 214 (for a similar example)
Overall excellent condition. The bracelet with only very minor oxidation, that could be removed with polish. Appears to have been gently used over the years. Retains original box and card from the artist. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.