Hobé Cie Limited (American, founded in 1927)
Length: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated sterling silver, glass, plastic
Not On View
Sterling silver brooch with gold plating and wax-colored plastic, depicting an oriental figure holding a bouquet of flowers. Multi-colored faceted glass stones are bezel-set above the figure amid scrolling silverwork.
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.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum