User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Rectangular brooch with an abstract image of a lion

Start collecting

The textured gold rectangular brooch has an abstract relief of a lion set with eleven white sapphire melee and an emerald highlight. Weight: 11.2 dwt.

Marks

A. Fruhauf 750

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran.

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in honor of the jeweler, Anton Fruhauf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Italian, 1960s

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.8 x 1.7 cm (1 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.415

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt), emerald, and sapphire

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches