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Egyptian revival collar

Marcel Boucher (French, 1898–1965)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass

Not On View


Necklaces and neck bands

This gilt metal collar necklace is composed of five links studded with blue, green, and red round glass cabochons. A rope motif borders the top of each link; the bottom forms a zig-zag. The snake chain fastens with a fold-over clasp.




"PAT. PEND." "5529"


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