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Dandelion Brooch

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Silver cast dandelion leaves with diamond-shaped green auto glass in center. The leaves are set in three articulated layers, and each layer rotates around a center point.

Marks

"Dandelion City Flora/City Flotsam" incised on the back of one leaf; "Jan Yager sterling auto glass" incised on the back of another leaf.

Provenance

Jan Yager; Daphne Farago, October 22, 2001 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Jan Yager

City Flora Series

2001

Object Place for Label

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 14.6 x 1.9 cm, 90.6 gm (5 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 3/4 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.634

Medium or Technique

Silver, found auto glass.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches