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Brooch Series, Basic Math +, -, =, x

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Four black wooden boxes with sliding tops, each containing a gold brooch in the form of a human silhouette with a mathematical symbol pierced on the chest.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Group of brooches and boxes

1990

Object Place

Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall (each of 4 brooches): 6 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm (2 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/4 in.) Overall (each of 4 boxes): 2.2 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm (7/8 x 4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.232.1-4a-b

Medium or Technique

14 kt gold, lead, wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Sets