Brooch

1975
Olaf Skoogfors (American (born in Sweden), 1930–1975)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 4.4 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.520

Medium or Technique

Silver-gilt, ivory, black onyx

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Irregular rectangular form with fabricated layers and elements of textured silver-gilt. Decorated with two vertical bands of carved ivory and one of carved onyx.

Signed

Stamped on rear " OLAF SKOOGFORS / STERLING/1975"

Provenance

Helen Drutt Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 22, 1993 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.