Brooch

1968
Robert W. Ebendorf (American, born in 1938)


Object Place: Athens, Georgia

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 6 x 1.3 cm, 36.5 gm (10 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.154

Medium or Technique

Tin, paper, copper, old coin, steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Photo of man mounted on tin can lid with steel shoe cap placed over his head, the whole edged in bent copper; an 1888 coin is suspended from the can lid’s pull tab.

Signed

" R EBENDORF 1968"

Provenance

Robert Ebendorf; Daphne Farago, April 4, 2001 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.