Leaf brooch with scarab
Height x width x depth: 7.6 x 9.3 x 1.4 cm (3 x 3 11/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brass, enamel, and glass
Not On View
The leaves have green enamel on both front and back surfaces. The metal on the front has been worked so that there appears to be veining under the enamel. The iridesdent blue glass scarab in the center is similar to those fabricated by Louis Comfort Tiffany in the 1920s.
Gift of Joe Sataloff to Jody Sataloff, 2007; Gift of Jody Sataloff to the MFA, October 22, 2008.
Gift of Jody Sataloff