Lilly Fitzgerald (American, born in 1951)
Object Place: Spencer, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 0.6cm (1/4in.) Other (Overall): 3.5cm (1 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
22 kt gold pin with depletion gilding set with one Australian boulder opal (opal in matrix). The stone exhibits a narrow slice of opal within the brown matrix forming the circle. The setting is circular with two unevenly spaced horizontal bars set slightly above center. Gold balls of several sizes are soldered around these decorative elements. (from card)
"22 18 kt / LAF / '89" lightly scratched into back of pin near clasp. (from card)
The artist; to MFA May 11, 1989, purchase.
Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber
Reproduced with permission.