Sam Kramer (American, 1913 - 1964)
4 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/4 in. (12.1 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm)
Medium: Sterling silver, 14k gold, ivory, horn, taxidermy eye, coral, tourmaline, garnet; cast, fabricated
Credit Line: Purchased by the American Craft Council, 1967
Object number: 1967.51
Not on View
DescriptionThis silver pendant is in the form of a distorted, surrealistic bird. An eye functions as the head; a crest of feathers emerges from the back of the head. The creature also has a bold beak and full body. Red, green, coral and ivory stones and gold wire are incorporated across the surface of the piece.