Abacus brooch

1950
Ed Wiener (American, 1918–1991)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.591

Medium or Technique

Silver, semi-precious stones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Hammered silver wire in round form with horizontal center bar through which are inserted wires each with one semi-precious stone ( probably two tourmalines ,turquoise and rose quartz)

Signed

Stamped "sterling/ EdWiener" The "Ed" is partially obliterated

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, July 12, 2001 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.