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Autumn Leaves Brooch

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Gold, jade
DATES 1974
DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. (1.3 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
INSCRIPTIONS "41" written in ink on verso.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION An asymmetrical horizontal brooch composed of small triangular gold elements of varying sizes clustered around a large, central green-and-gold mottled oval cabouchon stone. The triangular elements are soldered onto short wires that radiate from the stone's setting.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). Autumn Leaves Brooch, 1974. Gold, jade, 1/2 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. (1.3 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.19_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.19_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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