Brooch

about 1950


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 7.6 x 2.9 cm (3 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.297

Medium or Technique

Silver, copper, semi-precious stones

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Silver wire twisted and bent in form of abstract,face with red cabochon as “eye,” copper loop as “mouth,” and one moveable silver part set with a pale yellow cabochon, representing an “earring.” Stones are possibly garnet and citrine.

Markings

"sterling" and artists mushroom stamp on rear

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, October 9, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer