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Rectangular gem-set pendant/brooch with wire torque

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This piece is composed of gold with a textured surface embedded with hexagonal emerald rough; seveteen cabachon and two faceted garnets; and ten-step cut and circular-cut white sapphire accents. Weight: 19.5 dwt.

Marks

AF within 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: 3.2 x 4.1 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.412

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt), emerald, sapphire, and garnet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches