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Mother and Child Brooch

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A round copper disk with irregular edges, with engraved and pierced decoration, and an engraved metal image of the Madonna and Child with John the Baptist ,under plexiglass Beads and a small religious medallion are suspended by silver chains from the center of the disk.

Signed

" R Ebendorf 1969" scratched on rear

Provenance

Robert Ebendorf; Daphne Farago, August 29, 1992 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1969

Object Place for Label

Athens, Georgia

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 11.7 x 1 cm, 68.5 gm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 3/8 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.145

Medium or Technique

Copper, silver, paper, ivory, religious medallion, beads, plexiglass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches