Shell pin

American
late 1960s
Marguerite Stix (American, born in Vienna, 1908–1975)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Length: 73.03 mm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.27

Medium or Technique

Shell; 14 kt. gold; enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Gold crescent shaped pin with green enamel holding shell with bar inside shell.

Provenance

Personal collection of Janet Drucker. By 2010, with Drucker Antiques, Inc., Mount Kisco, NY; 2010, purchased from Drucker by MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.