Rectangular brooch with key pattern

American
about 1905
Riker Brothers (American, 1892–1926)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2 x 2.9 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.630

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, and pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

The brooch is in the form of a minature frame with a row of small seeds along the inner edge and a white, enameled key pattern on the outer edge.

Markings

Impressed maker's mark (Riker Brothers) and 14 kt assay mark

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