Brooch

Brooch

1959

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John Paul Miller

(American, 1918-2013)

Gold and agate

Chord: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.); Brooch: 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Gift from the Ruth and Sherman Lee Collection 2010.464

Description

Commissioned by former Cleveland Museum of Art director Sherman Lee (1918–2008) as a gift for his wife, this brooch incorporates an ancient Assyria hardstone seal that Lee brought back from his travels.

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