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Rectangular, gem-set pendant/brooch

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The gold rectangular brooch/pendant has a slightly arched and pierced form with high relief cut-out textured spikes. It is set with seventeen circular and square step-cut sapphires, rubies, and green tourmalines. Weight: 19.1 dwt.

Marks

AF with an oval, 750

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Italian, 1967

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.8 x 3 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.414

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt), ruby, sapphire, and tourmaline

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches