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Asian figural brooch

American
1939–1942
Coro (American, 1901–1979), Based on Du Jay Inc. (American, 1934 – 1972)


Accession Number

2018.4101

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This white metal figural brooch features a yellow-suited man pulling a blue enamel rickshaw, which carries a lady holding a parasol. The rhinestone-studded wheel of the vehicle rotates freely.

Signed

Coro

Provenance

Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum