Height x width x depth: 3.8 x 7 x 1.3 cm (1 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, enamel, diamond, ruby and opal
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In the Art Nouveau style, this dragonfly brooch has salmon and blue enameled upper wings and carved opal lower wings. The eyes are two round rubies and the curved body is set with gradulated, brilliant-cut diamonds.
Ex-collection gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA; gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)
Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth