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Silver, amoeba-shape. Applied wavey element terminates in two bezel-set stones, one green, one transparent pink. Partially oxidized finish

Marks

STERLING" Artist's stamp of circle with mushroom

Provenance

December 11, 2001, Fine Jewelry Sale, Skinner, Boston, lot 18, sold 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

about 1950

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 4.8 x 1.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.290

Medium or Technique

Silver, stones; partially oxidized finish.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches