Saturday, December 10, 2011

Mata Hari Enshrinement: Winged Heart

Mata Hari lived a fascinating and sad life. She was a dutch born performer and dancer who was accused by the French for being a spy for Germany. It was reveled decades later that she had indeed been falsely accused. She was executed by firing squad in 1917. 

(If you are interested in reading more please see the article written on Wikipedia

Encased in wood, painted gold and wine.   A heart pendant is wrapped with wire.  Brass patina wings frame her crown.   Size is approx  3" x 5.5" at widest point.  

This piece sold on December 2, 2011

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