Requires Photography

Circular brooch

about 1955
Maria Regnier (American, born in Hungary, 1901 - 1994)


Object Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.138

Medium or Technique

Gold, aquamarine

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Circular brooch fashioned in the shape of a flower. Setting for the stones in the form of an elaborate plate on the back, solder around the circumference of the brooch, and at the center. 14K gold and seventeen aquamarine gemstones.

Markings

"MR" marked twice on back, indistinctly; "HANDW(rought) / 14K" marked on back.

Provenance

The artist; 1993, to Ruth J. Mefford (Mrs Gerald W. Mefford); June 21, 1995, gift of Mrs. Mefford to MFA .

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gerald W. Mefford