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One of a pair. 22kt yellow gold square frame with burnished surface. Set with gem boulder opal split from "The Big Hole" Mayneside Winton Area Queensland, Australia. Predominantly deep blue, green with flashes of red.

Signed

Scratched on reverse "Louis Mueller 1991"

Provenance

Opals from R. Dufty Fine Gems; Daphne Farago, February 3, 1990. Settings from Louis Mueller Gallery; Daphne Farago, June 3, 1991 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Square brooch

1991

Object Place for Label

Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 4.9 x 1.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.367

Medium or Technique

22 kt gold, Australian opal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches