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Brooch (Copy of "Trumpeter" pendant)
Copied after Sam Kramer (American, 1913–1964)
Object Place: Possibly Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Overall: 6.4 x 5.1 x 1 cm (2 1/2 x 2 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver and semi-precious stones
Not On View
A half-scale copy of Sam Kramer’s 1952 “Trumpeter” brooch by an unknown maker. An abstracted human figure with one arm raised and holding a trumpet-like form. Cut and shaped sheet silver with semi-precious stones. Spurious marks imitating Sam Kramer’s mark (device of a mushroom in a circle). Stamped “1952.”
Spurious marks imitating Sam Kramer's mark (device of a mushroom in a circle). Stamped "1952."
Purchased by Dale Pollock from an estate jewelry dealer on Charles Street, Boston, about 1996.
Gift of Dale Pollock