Picture Perfect II

Square brooch

1991
Louis Mueller (American, born in 1943)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 4.9 x 1.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.367

Medium or Technique

22 kt gold, Australian opal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

One of a pair. 22kt yellow gold square frame with burnished surface. Set with
gem boulder opal split from “The Big Hole” Mayneside Winton Area Queensland, Australia. Predominantly deep blue, green with flashes of red.

Signed

Scratched on reverse "Louis Mueller 1991"

Provenance

Opals from R. Dufty Fine Gems; Daphne Farago, February 3, 1990. Settings from Louis Mueller Gallery; Daphne Farago, June 3, 1991
Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.