Dancer brooch

1947–48
Ed Wiener (American, 1918–1991)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (4 x 2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.893

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

A curvilinear silver brooch of irregular form designed as a dancer in movement (inspired by Martha Graham). Fabricated from silver sheet in an irregular form. Its dimensionality is extended with hammered and soldered wavy silver wires, rectangular in section. The surface is reflective and has localized oxidation.

Markings

Stamped on verso: "ED WIENER STERLING"

Provenance

Purchased from Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA by Daphne Farago on September 19, 2007;

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.