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Brooch with pearl

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This is an elegant, asymmetric brooch with a 6 mm round pearl that was formed from one piece of silver sheet. Also, artist's related sketch from 1950.

Marks

brooks/STERLING/50

Provenance

1950, created by artist George Brooks, Montreal; gift from Brooks to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1950

  • Designed by George Brooks, Canadian (active in Canada and the United States), born in 1925
Object Place

Montreal, Canada

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.5 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm (3 3/4 x 1 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1335

Medium or Technique

Silver and pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches