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Pendant brooch of abstract pod-like form decorated with vitreous green, gold, orange enamel. Below are stylized leaves decorated with granulated pure gold spheres. Woven gold chain. Pendant hoop attachment. Together with hand-woven chain and tubular clasp with granulation. Back of...

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Signed

"JPM" incised below pin stem

Provenance

John Paul Miller; Daphne Farago, June 17, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1995

Object Place for Label

Brecksville, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall (Pendant): 5.7 x 5.1 x 1.6 cm (2 1/4 x 2 x 5/8 in.) Overall (Length of chain): 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.361

Medium or Technique

Pure gold, 18 kt gold, enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands