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Brooch

This asymmetric brooch consists of two dress clips that can be worn separately.

Marks

Impressed TRABERT & HOEFFER/MAUBOUSSIN on the edge of both clips

Provenance

Before probably 2010, sold by a London dealer to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, about 1945

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.1 x 4.9 x 2.1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.343.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold, diamond, and ruby

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches