Brooch

about 1950


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.291

Medium or Technique

Silver; green glass taxidermy eye

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Circular sterling silver disk is surmounted by green taxidermy eye and three silver eyelashes. Curved element connects upper and lower disk.

Markings

On rear of upper disk is device of a mushroom within a circle surmounted by two semi-circles and "Sterling"

Provenance

Mark A. McDonald; Daphne Farago, January 7, 1994. Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer