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Brooch

1992
Carlyle H. Smith (American, 1912–2004)


Object Place: Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 5.1cm (2 1/4 x 2in.)

Accession Number

1993.598

Medium or Technique

Silver; amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Main body is a circle of reticulated silver with a triangular section cut from the center and a complementary section of raised smooth silver. Rod of silver extends from the center of the circle, bends at a right angle and has a cabochon amethyst setting at its end.

Markings

Stamped on back "SMITH / STERLING" (from card)

Provenance

Collection of the artist; August 1993, gift of the artist to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Carlyle and Isabelle Smith