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John Paul Cooper, a leading figure in the British Arts and Crafts movement, was an architect, designer, and metalsmith. Born into an affluent Leicester family, Cooper prepared for a career as a writer but was discouraged from pursuing this endeavor by his industrialist father. Instead, he...

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Marks

unmarked

Provenance

2006, collection of John Jesse, London; 2006, sold by Jesse to Tadema Gallery, London; 2006, sold by Tadema Gallery to Susan B. Kaplan; 2008, gift of Susan B. Kaplan to MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan

English, Arts and Crafts, 1908

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 14 x 9.6 x 0.8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.264

Medium or Technique

Gold (15 kt), ruby, moonstone, pearl, amethyst, and chrysoprase

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches