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The Parasite

Brooch in the form of a potted plant with surrealistic motifs, including a window in a pot, and U-shaped elements in pot and on plant.

Provenance

Sold to the MFA by the artist, 1992.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Brooch

about 1988

Object Place for Label

Cerritos, California, United States

Object Place

Cerritos, California, United States

Accession Number

1992.7

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold leaf

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches