December I / Tokonoma Series Brooch

1984
Deborah Aguado (American, born in 1939)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm (1 1/2 x 3 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2006.42

Medium or Technique

Silver, dendritic agate

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Architectural brooch with two house shapes appearing as if lifted off of a silver sheet background, which has the outline of those shapes engraved. Dendritic agate is bezel set into the left house shape, the other is empty but reveals a triangle pierced out of the background sheet.

Signed

"DEBORAHAGUADO/STERLING/ (copyright)"

Provenance

Deborah Aguado; Daphne Farago, August 1990 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Deborah Aguado ©