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Jewelry Chest

1977
12 x 16 x 10 in. (30.5 x 40.6 x 25.4 cm)

Chip Jacobs (aka Michael Jacobs)
American

Object Type: Furniture
Medium and Support: Cherry
Credit Line: Marion Stratton Gould Fund
Accession Number: 1977.107
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This chest was commissioned following the artist's receipt of the Juror's Award in the Rochester-Finger Lakes exhibition of 1974. It was designed for storage and display of Calder jewelry given to the Memorial Art Gallery by Mrs. Charlotte Whitney Allen.

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Artist's signature: CJ77


Provenance
Commissioned by the Memorial Art Gallery for the storage and display of Alexander Calder jewelry given to the Gallery by Mrs. Charlotte Whitney Allen.


Related Objects
The MAG holds two preparatory drawings for this piece: Drawing #1 77.107.1, and Drawing #2 77.107.2

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