Brooch

1950–60
Sam Kramer (American, 1913–1964)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm, 42.1 gm (4 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.289

Medium or Technique

Silver with yellow glass taxidermy eye

On View

Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Hammered sterling semi-circular brooch with six dangling leaf-shaped pendants and a yellow glass taxidermy eye.

Markings

On rear is mushroom device within a circle surmounted by two semi-circles and " STERLING"

Provenance

By 1995 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA; May 24, 1995, sold by Mobilia to Daphne Farago; 2006, gift of Daphne Farago to MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer