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Hammered sterling semi-circular brooch with six dangling leaf-shaped pendants and a yellow glass taxidermy eye.

Marks

On rear is mushroom device within a circle surmounted by two semi-circles and " STERLING"

Provenance

By 1995 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA; May 24, 1995, sold by Mobilia to Daphne Farago; 2006, gift of Daphne Farago to MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer

1950–60

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm, 42.1 gm (4 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.289

Medium or Technique

Silver with yellow glass taxidermy eye

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches