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Egyptian revival collar

1953
Marcel Boucher (French, 1898–1965)


Accession Number

2018.3942.1

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

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.

Signed

"BOUCHER"

Markings

"PAT. PEND." "5529"

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