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Virgin Brooch

Gold in form of nude female torso, with ruby

Marks

Scratched "BABETTO 91 [illegible]"

Provenance

Louis Mueller Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 19, 1992 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Italian, 1991

Object Place

Padua, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.51

Medium or Technique

18 kt gold, ruby

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches