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Erosion Series Brooch

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Geometric shape, Silver back surmounted by slab of quartz, white on top, fade into reddish-brown, three raised bars with gold leaf at tops. Brooch can also be used as a pendant.

Marks

"FRIEDLICH / STERLING / 18K / 1987" (copyright mark)

Provenance

Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with Permission.

1987

Object Place

Cranston, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 x 4.1 x 1 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.214

Medium or Technique

Quartz, 18 kt gold, silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches