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Butterfly brooch

American
1942–1948
Eisenberg & Sons, Inc. (American, founded in 1914)


Accession Number

2018.3903

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This large sterling silver butterfly brooch is decorated with white and blue rhinestones and opaque glass cabochons which resemble moonstones.

Signed

Eisenberg

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