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Silver wire twisted and bent in form of abstract,face with red cabochon as "eye," copper loop as "mouth," and one moveable silver part set with a pale yellow cabochon, representing an "earring." Stones are possibly garnet and citrine.

Marks

"sterling" and artists mushroom stamp on rear

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, October 9, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer

about 1950

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 7.6 x 2.9 cm (3 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.297

Medium or Technique

Silver, copper, semi-precious stones

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches