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22 kt gold pin with depletion gilding set with two Australian boulder opals (opals in matrix). The opals are cut into two quadrants and bisected on a vertical axis with gold set with soldered gold balls. Horizontally, they are banded at the top with three bars of gold which pierce the vertical...

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Provenance

The artist; to MFA November 11, 1988, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1988

Object Place for Label

Spencer, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Spencer, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 4.8 x 0.8cm (1 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 5/16in.)

Accession Number

1988.537

Medium or Technique

Gold, boulder opal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches