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22 kt gold pin with depletion gilding set with one Australian boulder opal (opal in matrix). The stone exhibits a narrow slice of opal within the brown matrix forming the circle. The setting is circular with two unevenly spaced horizontal bars set slightly above center. Gold balls of several...

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Marks

"22 18 kt / LAF / '89" lightly scratched into back of pin near clasp. (from card)

Provenance

The artist; to MFA May 11, 1989, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Daniel and Jessie Lie Farber

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1989

Object Place for Label

Spencer, Massashusetts, United States

Object Place

Spencer, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6cm (1/4in.) Other (Overall): 3.5cm (1 3/8in.)

Accession Number

1989.202

Medium or Technique

Gold; opal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches