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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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Marks

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

Provenance

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1963

Object Place for Label

Brecksville, Ohio, United States

Place of Creation

Brecksville, Ohio

Dimensions

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

2001.157

Medium or Technique

18 kt Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches