Brass threaded nut with onyx, agate, 19th century carnelian intaglio and "Sarder" set in gold. Central carnelian depicting head of the Medusa. One onxy panel with incised decoration of stylised flower or arrow.
Incised initials B.S. and incised date 1991
Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.
- Bernhard Schobinger, Swiss, born in 1946
Overall: 2.9 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brass, yellow gold, onxy, sardonyx, niccolo, 19th century carnelian intaglio (according to artist's invoice)