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One of a pair. 22 kt burnished yellow gold circle brooch. Set with gem boulder opal slit from "The Big Hole" Mayneside Winton Area, Queensland, Australia. Predominantly deep blue, green with lighter tones and flashes of red.

Signed

Scratched "Louis Mueller 1991"

Provenance

Opals from R. Dufty Fine Gems; Daphne Farago, February 3, 1990. Settings from Louis Mueller Gallery; Daphne Farago, June 3, 1991. Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Circle brooch

1991

Object Place for Label

Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 5.2 x 1.3 cm (2 x 2 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.366

Medium or Technique

22 kt gold, Australian opal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches