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Oval pendant incorporating fragment of a Celestial Seasonings tea tin with a "seaside" scene, decorated with scrolls of gold wire, glass, and freshwater pearls, suspended from a chain made of coat hanger wire. The brooch is removable and may be worn separately from the chain.

Signed

On verso: "EBENDORF 1994"

Provenance

Robert Ebendorf; Daphne Farago, January 20, 1995 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1994

Object Place

Santa Monica, California

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 6 x 2.5 cm, 97.1 gm (10 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.149

Medium or Technique

Wire, glass, 14 kt gold, pearls, tin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands