Aquatic Image

  • Marcia Lewis, Aquatic Image, 1980, repouseé, chased, soldered, and polished sterling silver and garnets, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1991.123

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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.

Title
Aquatic Image
Artist
Date
1980
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 1/2 in. (14.0 x 11.1 x 1.2 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Mediums Description
repouseé, chased, soldered, and polished sterling silver and garnets
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – fish
Object Number
1991.123
Palette
Linked Open Data
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