Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2012

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Art of the Americas: July 2011–June 2012


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Apple Pendant

about 1960
Ruth Roach
Overall (pendant): 6.4 x 5.4 x 3.2 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.) Length (cord): 508 mm (20 in.)
Silver, silk cord

Classification: Jewelry / Adornment

Object Place: Plainfield, Iowa

Accession number: 2011.1687.1-2

Description: Articulated silver fruit-shaped form suspended on original black silk cord.

Provenance/Ownership History: Patricia Shaw, Bloomfield Hills, MI and Raleigh, N.C.; about 2010, from Shaw to Mark McDonald, Hudson, N.Y.; February 2011, from Mark McDonald to Daphne Farago; 2011, gift of Farago to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

The Daphne Farago Collection