Brooch

about 1950
Margaret De Patta (American, 1903–1964)


Object Place: San Francisco, California

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm (2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.121

Medium or Technique

Silver, quartz

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Comprised of two asymmetric free-form elements, one is polished, the other oxidized and textured. Terminating in circular bezel-set polished round colorless quartz

Signed

Impressed on reverse " sterling" /device of a stylized M"

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 26, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.