Easter Egg Box

  • Michael Croft, Easter Egg Box, n.d., original design 1967, cast, electroplated, oxidized and buffed silver and gold, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1975.148.2A-B

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Easter Egg Box is an egg-shaped form in buffed silver and gold that opens like a box. Michael Croft decorated the egg with horizontal bands of raised, polished bars. These shiny pieces contrast with the rough, unfinished surface of the metal in between. He used the lost-wax process to create the piece.

Title
Easter Egg Box
Artist
Date
n.d., original design 1967
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (4.6 x 3.1 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
cast, electroplated, oxidized and buffed silver and gold
Classifications
Object Number
1975.148.2A-B
Palette
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