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Jewelry design for Seaman Schepps of wave form brooch

Design for a brooch of stylized wave form with pave faceted white stones (diamonds) forming the wave crests and blue cabochon stones set between the waves. Pink stones are set on a spray of curving gold grass like spokes attached at the base of the brooch. Matches a design for an earring...

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1939-1945, designed by artist Jordine Turboff for Seaman Schepps in New York City; 1945, given by Schepps to Turboff on the occassion of her wedding; by descent to Turboff's son; September 15, 2009, sold by Skinner Auctioneers of Boston (lot 515) to the MFA (Accession date: October 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, 1939–45

Object Place

New York City, United States


Length x width: 9.5 x 8.6 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor, gouache,and pencil on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Drawings