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Lovers brooch

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Abstract figures suggesting two persons. Brooch is constructed of several layers of silver of various shapes, which are hinged and riveted together. Highlighted by bezel-set garnet and turquoise

Marks

Stamped "sterling ( x2), artist's mushroom mark in circle stamped on rear

Provenance

1985, in the collection of Karen Sebiri. By 1988, Gansevoort Gallery; May 2, 1988 sold to Daphne Farago; 2006 to MFA, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer

1949

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 8.3 x 2.5 cm, 89.7 gm (4 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.288

Medium or Technique

Silver, turquoise, and garnet; hinged and riveted construction.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches