Owl watch enhancer with outstretched wings

American
about 1900


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 0.7 x 3.4 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 1 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1050

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, and glass (?)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

The enhancer features the raised head of an owl with green glass (?) eyes and outstretched wings decorated with blue and green enamel. Although unmarked, it is typical of ornaments in the Art Nouveau style made in Newark, NJ at the turn of the 20th century.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Gift of Joe Sataloff to Jody Sataloff, 2007; Gift of Jody Sataloff to the MFA, October 22, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody Sataloff