Brooch

American
1993
Pat Flynn (American, born in 1954)


Object Place: High Falls, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 4.1 x 0.6 cm (4 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.196

Medium or Technique

18kt and 22kt gold ,diamonds, iron

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Brooch with circular swirled gold wire, set with 13 diamonds. Gold wire runs through a central - vertically positioned - rusted iron nail. Pinstem runs down reverse of nail, which has been carved in the back to accommodate the pin.

Signed

"Flynn" under pinstem

Markings

"iron 22k 18k" on reverse, under pinstem

Provenance

Susan Cummins Gallery; Daphne Farago, April 6, 1993 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.