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Bird Brooch

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Oval pin with colorful fragment of a soy-sauce tin with images of a parrot and ears of grain, mounted in silver and ornamented with scrolls of gold wire and freshwater pearls; a pearl is suspended from the bottom of the pin.

Signed

" R EBENDORF 1995"

Provenance

Robert Ebendorf; Daphne Farago, April 24, 2000 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

East/West brooch

1995

Object Place

Boulder, Colorado

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.147

Medium or Technique

Silver, 18 kt wire, pearls, tin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches