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Brooch

about 1940–50
Alexander Calder (American, 1898–1976)


Object Place: Probably New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 cm, 94 x 10 mm, 86.9 gm (7 x 3 11/16 x 3/8 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.89

Medium or Technique

Silver, steel wire

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Silver brooch in form of stylized leaf with four “veins” on each side, stem, and hammered texture. Steel wire wrapped to create pin stem.

Provenance

By 1999, A/D Gallery, New York; July 16, 1999, sold by A/D Gallery to Daphne Farago; 2006, gift of Daphne Farago to MFA Boston.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© 2011 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.