Rectangular, gem-set pendant/brooch
Anton Frühauf (Italian, 1914–1999)
Height x width: 3.8 x 3 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold (18 kt), ruby, sapphire, and tourmaline
Not On View
The gold rectangular brooch/pendant has a slightly arched and pierced form with high relief cut-out textured spikes. It is set with seventeen circular and square step-cut sapphires, rubies, and green tourmalines. Weight: 19.1 dwt.
AF with an oval, 750
Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)
Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in honor of the jeweler, Anton Fruhauf
Reproduced with permission.