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Abacus brooch

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Hammered silver wire in round form with horizontal center bar through which are inserted wires each with one semi-precious stone ( probably two tourmalines ,turquoise and rose quartz)

Signed

Stamped "sterling/ EdWiener" The "Ed" is partially obliterated

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, July 12, 2001 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1950

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.591

Medium or Technique

Silver, semi-precious stones

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches