Brooch

about 1959
Elsa Freund (American, 1912–2001)


Object Place: Deland, Florida, United States; Object Place: Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 9.8cm (2 7/8 x 3 7/8in.)

Accession Number

1991.240

Medium or Technique

Silver, glazed earthenware with fused glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Oval ceramic “stone” set with whorl-like silver wires which extend from two points in the clay. Silver foil adhered to back, to which is glued to a modern manufactured clasp. (from card)

Inscription

"Elsa" incised on back of clay in silver foil. (from file)

Provenance

1959, the artist to Betty Gregg Black, New York, NY; February 1991, given by Black to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Betty Greg Black

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.