Daphne's Metamorphosis Pendant

1991
Carolyn Morris Bach (American)


Object Place: Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm (5 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.52

Medium or Technique

18 kt gold, silver, bone, amethyst, opal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Pendant featuring a female figure changing into a tree. Her body is made of bone, with gold arms and hair that are transforming into branches. Her lower body has been transformed into a silver trunk, with a cabochon amethyst attached to the bottom and bezel set opal suspended below.

Signed

Scratched "Carolyn Morris Bach 1991 / 18K"

Provenance

Susan Cummins Gallery; Daphne Farago, April 20, 1993 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.