Brooch

1950–60
Sam Kramer (American, 1913–1964)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm, 42.1 gm (4 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.289

Medium or Technique

Silver with yellow glass taxidermy eye

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Hammered sterling semi-circular brooch with six dangling leaf-shaped pendants and a yellow glass taxidermy eye.

Markings

On rear is mushroom device within a circle surmounted by two semi-circles and " STERLING"

Provenance

By 1995 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA; May 24, 1995, sold by Mobilia to Daphne Farago; 2006, gift of Daphne Farago to MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer