Butterfly brooch

American
1960s
Peter Lindeman (American, born 1930 in Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.146

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt) and diamond

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

The brooch is in the form of a stylized, openwork butterfly in flight. The body of the insect has diamond highlights.

Provenance

2012, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Kurt and Lotte Lindeman and Elsa Hart

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.