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La Boheme Pendant

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Silver rectangular textured wood-like boards surmounted by trap doors and a figure of a conductor suspended below. Doors open to reveal cut-work portraits of the main characters of La Boheme, Mimi and Rudolfo. Conductor is two dimensional with flexible legs. Pendant attaches to neckpiece...

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Signed

Stamped "L Hall" "Laurie Hall" " Laurie Hall"

Provenance

Facere Jewelry Art Gallery; Daphne Farago, October 30, 2004 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

about 1995–2000

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 16.5 x 1.9 cm, 165.4 gm (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 3/4 in., 0.4 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.230

Medium or Technique

Silver, aluminum

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Sets