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Oval ceramic "stone" set with whorl-like silver wires which extend from two points in the clay. Silver foil adhered to back, to which is glued to a modern manufactured clasp. (from card)

Inscription

"Elsa" incised on back of clay in silver foil. (from file)

Provenance

1959, the artist to Betty Gregg Black, New York, NY; February 1991, given by Black to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Betty Greg Black

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1959

Object Place

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States

Object Place

Deland, Florida, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 9.8cm (2 7/8 x 3 7/8in.)

Accession Number

1991.240

Medium or Technique

Silver, glazed earthenware with fused glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches