Postpriori II Brooch
This is a brooch. It was designed by Jamie Bennett. It is dated 2008 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is enamel on electroformed copper, silver, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Jamie Bennett works exclusively with opaque enamel, avoiding illusionary space to focus purely on the surface relationships of color and pattern, The two-dimensional approach in his Postpriori series celebrates the decorative nature of jewelry with influences from both western and non-western historical motifs.
This object was
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 6.5 × 6.5 × 1.3 cm (2 9/16 × 2 9/16 × 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
On reverse: Bottom right, stamped on metal disk: "Bennett' (in script); signed in red on yellow enamel quadrant: "Bennett (in script) / 07 /Posteriori"
Cite this object as
Postpriori II Brooch; Designed by Jamie Bennett (American, b. 1948); enamel on electroformed copper, silver, gold; H x W x D: 6.5 × 6.5 × 1.3 cm (2 9/16 × 2 9/16 × 1/2 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-6
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.