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Brooch (Copy of "Trumpeter" pendant)

A half-scale copy of Sam Kramer's 1952 "Trumpeter" brooch by an unknown maker. An abstracted human figure with one arm raised and holding a trumpet-like form. Cut and shaped sheet silver with semi-precious stones. Spurious marks imitating Sam Kramer's mark (device of a mushroom in a circle). ...

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Marks

Spurious marks imitating Sam Kramer's mark (device of a mushroom in a circle). Stamped "1952."

Provenance

Purchased by Dale Pollock from an estate jewelry dealer on Charles Street, Boston, about 1996.

Credit Line

Gift of Dale Pollock

about 1996

Object Place

Possibly Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 5.1 x 1 cm (2 1/2 x 2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.434

Medium or Technique

Silver and semi-precious stones

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches