Brooch

about 1948
Margaret De Patta (American, 1903–1964)


Object Place: San Francisco, California

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 8.3 x 1.3 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.120

Medium or Technique

Silver, pearl

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Asymmetrical design of three roughly triangular-shaped lobes, the center lobe of textured silver set with a pearl surrounded by vertical silver rods.

Signed

"de patta " artist's trademark stamp, "STERLING" on rear of textured lobe, "STERLING" also in recessed oxidized area.

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, June 30, 1998 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.