Brooch

1968–70
John Prip (American, 1922–2009)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 9.2 x 1.9 cm (3 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.438

Medium or Technique

Gold vermeil, amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Triangular gold brooch with round raised center set with amethyst.

Markings

Stamped on edge with 3 arrowhead-shaped marks, "STERLING / PRIP"
Signed on back (burned?): "II.68.+ -"
Incised on raised panel on revers: "JP"

Provenance

John Prip; Daphne Farago, August 29, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.