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Rare 1960s Jack Boyd San Diego Modernist Bronze Enamel Scarab Necklace

About the Item

Vintage bronze and enamel scarab necklace created by Jack Boyd of San Diego, California. Necklace measures 19.5" neck length with a 3.5" pendant drop while the pendant itself measures 1.75" square. Unsigned and in very good vintage 1960s condition. The following was taken from the Enamel Arts Foundation with thanks: Born in Alpine, California, and largely self-taught, Jack Boyd developed extraordinary metalwork skills while still in his teens. After attending a 1954 meeting of the Allied Craftsmen, an influential organization of San Diego-based craftsperson, he was invited to join the group and exhibited in their biannual exhibitions in the 1950s and 1960s.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 10 in (254 mm)Diameter: 19.5 in (495.3 mm)
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  • Place of Origin:
    United States
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Bronze has natural warm patina.
  • Seller Location:
    Palm Springs, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU28019908912
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