Black Lipped Oyster Shell Chain

Alan Preston (New Zealander, b.1941), Artist 1992 © All rights reserved See full details

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Description
This piece featured in Chains Change exhibition at Fingers in 1991. A smaller piece but similar to the Paua chain. Preston takes common traditional jewellery form and remakes in shell. Alan Preston is one of the founding members of Fingers jewellery gallery and cooperative beginning in Auckland in 1974.
Title
Black Lipped Oyster Shell Chain
Artist
Production date
1992
Media
black lipped oyster shell
Measurements
765 mm (length)
Credit line
Collection of The Dowse Art Museum, purchased 1992
Accession number
1992.10.11

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