Brooch

American (Boston, Massachusetts)
about 1972
Miyé Matsukata (American (born in Japan), 1922–1981), Atelier Janiyé (1950 - 2015)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 3.8cm (4 x 1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1991.756

Medium or Technique

Gold; amethyst, eye-of-Horace faience

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Gold brooch having three vertical amethyst beads positioned over an Egyptian faience eye of Horus. Numerous thin gold bars are attached to the bottom of the brooch, which swing freely as a kind of fringe. (from card)

Provenance

Purchased from the donor in April 1970, and made a gift in 1991.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.