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Triangular gold brooch with round raised center set with amethyst.

Marks

Stamped on edge with 3 arrowhead-shaped marks, "STERLING / PRIP" Signed on back (burned?): "II.68.+ -" Incised on raised panel on revers: "JP"

Provenance

John Prip; Daphne Farago, August 29, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1968–70

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 9.2 x 1.9 cm (3 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.438

Medium or Technique

Gold vermeil, amethyst

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches