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Phantom Brooch

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Three dimensional silver assymetrical box-like frame with inlaid polished "phantom quartz" surmounted by silver and gold geometric elements and black paper Micarta (an industrial laminate composed of fiber in thermoset plastic).

Signed

"Moty 88" "Sterling/18kt"

Provenance

Perimeter Gallery; Daphna Farago, October 3, 1989 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1988

Object Place

Madison, Wisconsin

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 5.4 x 1.6 cm (2 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.364

Medium or Technique

Silver, 18 kt gold, phantom quartz, Micarta

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches