Brooch

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Object Name: 
Brooch
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.4.20
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 2.6 cm, Th: 2.5 cm, L: 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1990
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, gold, Epoxy 330; glass cast in an investment mold, ground and polished, suspended in a kiln with 24k gold straps and a steel jig, glass and gold fused and glass slumped through straps, removed from jig then straps trimmed and sandwiched between two 18k gold soldered and polished frames with rivets. Ovoid brooch of thick glass slumped through narrow gold frame and strapping; protruding glass creates raised scalloped surface with eleven graduated lobes tapering in size at both ends; gold frame with long narrow pin and latch soldered to back; inscribed in script at mid-point on one side of back gold frame: "Jam '90/18k".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mihalisin, Julie Anne ((b. 1962)), Source
1991-04-02
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