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Yellow Bird Brooch

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Rusted tin can top with applied silver ornaments and fragments, with a yellow painted tin bird secured to the tin can lid with a silver pin topped with a silver spiral; a gold and lapis tear-drop-shaped pendant hangs from the tin can's pull tab.

Signed

" R Ebendorf" on lapis drop

Provenance

Robert Edendorf; Daphne Farago, October 9, 2000 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1995

Object Place

Boulder, Colorado

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm, 51.9 gm (4 3/8 x 3 x 1/2 in., 0.1 lb.)

Accession Number

2006.141

Medium or Technique

Silver, 18 kt gold, lapis, tin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches