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Half-sphere of polished colorless quartz backed with silver wire mesh enclosing a small pearl; pearl moves freely between mesh and quartz.

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 26, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1940–45

Object Place

San Francisco, California

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (1 1/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.117

Medium or Technique

Silver, cabochon quartz, pearl, and silver wire screen

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings