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Pendant

Thin disc of brass, enameled on the front with patches of bright red and dull purple for the background; the pattern is a flowing arabesque of brass.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Hispano-Moresque?,

Accession Number

85.87

Medium or Technique

Metal (brass), enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels