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Lost wax cast and hammered brooch made up of a flat band of gold about 1/3 of an inch wide. The band is gently convex in apearence and shows evidence of planishing. The band is coiled so as to produce as S-like design, within an overall rounded form, with both ends unspiraling on the outer...

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Inscription

Stamped incuse at end of brooch: EW (conjoined at an angle)/ 18 k

Provenance

Inherited by the donor in 1991 from her father, the artist; given to the Museum in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Michele Wiener Caplan

about 1988

Object Place for Label

New York, New York, United States

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.9cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1997.75

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches