La Boheme Pendant

about 1995–2000
Laurie J. Hall (American, born in 1944)


Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 16.5 x 1.9 cm, 165.4 gm (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 3/4 in., 0.4 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.230

Medium or Technique

Silver, aluminum

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Sets

Silver rectangular textured wood-like boards surmounted by trap doors and a figure of a conductor suspended below. Doors open to reveal cut-work portraits of the main characters of La Boheme, Mimi and Rudolfo. Conductor is two dimensional with flexible legs.
Pendant attaches to neckpiece (2006.229)

Signed

Stamped "L Hall" "Laurie Hall" " Laurie Hall"

Provenance

Facere Jewelry Art Gallery; Daphne Farago, October 30, 2004 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection