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Fossil Brooch

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Cross section of fossilized nautilus resting on gold foil set on hammered silver dish-like backing.

Marks

CRAVER

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery, Daphne Farago, December 13, 1994 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1985

Object Place

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 4.1 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.613

Medium or Technique

24 kt gold, silver, fossil

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches