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86/999 Brooch, silver and blister pearl, Dorothy Wager, [Sydney, New South Wales], Australia, 1981. Click to enlarge.

Silver and blister pearl brooch by Dorothy Wager

Designed
Brooch, silver and blister pearl, Dorothy Wager, [Sydney, New South Wales], Australia, 1981

Bar brooch with detachable pendant fabricated in oxidised 925 silver. Bar is elongated, round cornered triangular shape with openwork foliate applied decoration within rectangular wire perimeter bar. Semi-circular round wire suspension loop projects from bottom centre corner of brooch, designed to carry hook of pendant attachment. Brooch finding consists of hinged pin and rotating safety catch. …

Summary

Object No.

86/999

Object Statement

Brooch, silver and blister pearl, Dorothy Wager, [Sydney, New South Wales], Australia, 1981

Physical Description

Brooch, silver and blister pearl, Dorothy Wager, [Sydney, New South Wales], Australia, 1981

Bar brooch with detachable pendant fabricated in oxidised 925 silver. Bar is elongated, round cornered triangular shape with openwork foliate applied decoration within rectangular wire perimeter bar. Semi-circular round wire suspension loop projects from bottom centre corner of brooch, designed to carry hook of pendant attachment. Brooch finding consists of hinged pin and rotating safety catch. Detachable pendant features egg shaped blister pearl of irregular convex surface, bezel set and surrounded by loosely twisted round wire and foliate decoration. Pendant can also be worn as decoration on neckpiece 86/100.

Dimensions

Height

10 mm

Width

44 mm

Depth

65 mm

Production

Notes

Dorothy's notebook No. 1649 (1649a - bar) . Date: 1981

Probably made in Sydney.

Dorothy's notebook No. 1649 (1649a - bar) . Date: 1981

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Schofield AM, 1986

Acquisition Date

29 July 1986

Cite this Object

Harvard

Silver and blister pearl brooch by Dorothy Wager 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 September 2021, <https://ma.as/68687>

Wikipedia

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