Aiuola 16

1988
Jamie Bennett (American, born in 1948)


Object Place: New Paltz, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 107 x 60 x 7 mm, 33.1 gm (4 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.62

Medium or Technique

18 kt gold, silver, copper, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Abstract brooch made of geometric shapes. The top band has a small hook on the right end, and features painterly red, yellow, grey, brown, green, and gold enamel on a black enamel background. Below that is a gold circular element and branching silver band with gold rectangular shapes, both with engraved hatch marks. Reverse features open elements with blue and brown enamel, and a pin stem on silver.

Signed

On rear of disc," Bennett 87" written in red on blue enamel.

Provenance

Jamie Bennet; Daphne Farago, July 2, 1990
Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.