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A circular 22 kt gold pin set with rose quartz, pearls and pink tourmaline. The rose quartz forms a large dome and is the focus of the design, while the pearls and pink tourmaline are gathered to the lower right quadrant of the pin, interspersed with soldered gold balls of several sizes. (from card)

Marks

"LAF 22K / 18 K" Stamped on back of pin. (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, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Spencer, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8cm (11/16in.) Other (Overall): 3.7cm (1 7/16in.)

Accession Number

1989.203

Medium or Technique

Gold, rose quartz, pearls, pink tourmaline

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches