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Colored Smoke Machine Brooch

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A hammered bronze or copper, lobe- or petal-shaped form with engraved surface details and single white pearl. Surmounted by a horizontal semi-circular piece of yellow acrylic, topped with a semi-circular disk of green acrylic and an arch of purple acrylic terminating in oxidized silver mounts. ...

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Signed

Incised on rear, " R EBENDORF, 1974-75"

Provenance

Robert Ebendorf; Daphne Farago, January 2, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1974–75

Object Place

Highland, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 7.3 x 3.5 cm, 68.1 gm (4 x 2 7/8 x 1 3/8 in., 0.2 lb.) Overall (related drawing): 17.8 x 24.4 cm (7 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.144

Medium or Technique

14 kt gold plate on bronze; acrylic, silver, pearls

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches