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Christmas tree brooch

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This three dimensional brooch is decorated with faceted glass stones of various colors prong-set in white metal. The "tree" portion is composed of six marquis-shaped forms each consisting of a large transparent green stone surrounded by two rows of transparent round green gems. The forms are...

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Marks

Oval plaque on pinback with impressed stamp, "Lawrence VTBA"

Provenance

1999, purchased by Marjorie Short from the artist; 2011, gift of Short to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Marjorie J. Short

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1970s

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 7.2 x 4 cm (5 1/8 x 2 13/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.69

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches