Marcel Boucher (French, 1898–1965)
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated sterling silver, glass
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Gold-plated sterling brooch of a Cubist style ballerina wearing a rhinestone bodice and a tutu made of red, blue, and green glass cabochons. Her cap is also studded with red and green glass cabochons.
"MB" topped with a Phrygian cap
"STERLING" "PAT. PEND" "2370"
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