Brooch

about 1988
Lilly Fitzgerald (American, born in 1951)


Object Place: Spencer, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 4.8 x 0.8cm (1 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 5/16in.)

Accession Number

1988.537

Medium or Technique

Gold, boulder opal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

22 kt gold pin with depletion gilding set with two Australian boulder opals (opals in matrix). The opals are cut into two quadrants and bisected on a vertical axis with gold set with soldered gold balls. Horizontally, they are banded at the top with three bars of gold which pierce the vertical axis. Eighteen kt clasp. (from card)

Provenance

The artist; to MFA November 11, 1988, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.