Floral brooch

American
about 1910


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3 x 2 x 0.5 cm (1 3/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.639

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel (some losses), and pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

The brooch consists of a three-petal blossom that has opaque enamel in pastel green and pink. The stem is highlighted by a small pearl. There is no maker’s mark although the piece is very similar to jewelry made in Newark.

Markings

Impressed 14 kt assay mark on the stem

Provenance

Purchased by the donors in the 1970s; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sataloff to the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sataloff