Artist William Harper, American, born 1944
Title
  • St. Aborigine
Date 1981
Medium gold and silver cloisonné enamel on copper; 14k gold, sterling silver, shell, bone, claw, and mirror
Dimensions Overall: 6 3/4 × 3 5/8 × 3/4 inches (17.1 × 9.2 × 1.9 cm)
Overall (mounted): 7 × 4 5/8 × 4 5/8 inches (17.8 × 11.7 × 11.7 cm)
Overall (chain length): 16 inches (40.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. James Yaw, Douglas and Margaret Borden, Robert and Karen Larson, Mrs. George C. Crane, and the Benson and Edith Ford Fund
Accession Number 1987.23
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, reverse
Yaw Gallery (Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Saints, Martyrs, and Savages: Enameled Jewelry by William Harper. Exh. cat., Kennedy Gallery. New York, 1982, ill. no. 21.