Marcia Lewis, Aquatic Image, 1980, repouseé, chased, soldered, and polished sterling silver and garnets, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1991.123
Aquatic Image is one of Marcia Lewis’s “fantasy fish,” a series of eight precious-metal brooches. The forms in Lewis’s jewelry reflect a lifetime spent near the coast, and this piece shows a tropical fish, with shimmers of light bouncing off its silvery scales.
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5 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 1/2 in. (14.0 x 11.1 x 1.2 cm.)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of the artist
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- repouseé, chased, soldered, and polished sterling silver and garnets
- Animal – fish
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