Yellow Bird Brooch

about 1995
Robert W. Ebendorf (American, born in 1938)


Object Place: Boulder, Colorado

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm, 51.9 gm (4 3/8 x 3 x 1/2 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.141

Medium or Technique

Silver, 18 kt gold, lapis, tin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Rusted tin can top with applied silver ornaments and fragments, with a yellow painted tin bird secured to the tin can lid with a silver pin topped with a silver spiral; a gold and lapis tear-drop-shaped pendant hangs from the tin can’s pull tab.

Signed

" R Ebendorf" on lapis drop

Provenance

Robert Edendorf; Daphne Farago, October 9, 2000 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.