Parviz Tanavoli

Brooch or Pendant (“Locks”)

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This square brooch depicts traditional Iranian locks, which Tanavoli collects and studies, and in which he is a leading expert; it closely resembles his larger bronze sculpture Here No One Opens Any Gates (G1975.589), which Abby Grey also donated to NYU.

Medium Silver
Dimensions 1 11/16 x 1 11/16 x 1/2 in.
Credit Line Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection
Donor Gift of Abby Weed Grey
Object ID G1983.28

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Collection Years: n.d.