Colored Smoke Machine Brooch
Robert W. Ebendorf (American, born in 1938)
Object Place: Highland, New York
Overall: 10.2 x 7.3 x 3.5 cm, 68.1 gm (4 x 2 7/8 x 1 3/8 in., 0.2 lb.) Overall (related drawing): 17.8 x 24.4 cm (7 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
14 kt gold plate on bronze; acrylic, silver, pearls
Not On View
A hammered bronze or copper, lobe- or petal-shaped form with engraved surface details and single white pearl. Surmounted by a horizontal semi-circular piece of yellow acrylic, topped with a semi-circular disk of green acrylic and an arch of purple acrylic terminating in oxidized silver mounts. The yellow acrylic piece is ornamented with black and white pearls on bronze posts as well as a grooved arch-shaped piece of bronze behind the green acrylic. Additional elements are oxidized silver and 18kt. gold plate.
Incised on rear, " R EBENDORF, 1974-75"
Robert Ebendorf; Daphne Farago, January 2, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.