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Fragment (Cleveland, Ohio)

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The brooch has the appearance of ancient land forms or skeletons having erupted from the earth. It is an abstract composition of 18k gold and notable for irregular sections arranged into a lozenge-shaped brooch. Smaller, rectangular crystal-like pieces of gold are located between the larger...

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Incuse mark "JPM" in entwined monogram, and "18k" also incuse, both on gold disk affixed to back of brooch.


Given by the artist to his close friend, Mary Miller; upon her death, the brooch reverted to the artist, who makes it a gift.

Credit Line

Gift of John Paul Miller in memory of Mary W. Miller


Reproduced with permission.


Object Place for Label

Brecksville, Ohio, United States

Place of Creation

Brecksville, Ohio


Height x width: 1 1/2 x 2 13/16 in., 1.3 cm (3.8 x 7.1 cm, 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

18 kt Gold




Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches