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Fish brooch

American
1941
Staret Jewelry Co., Inc. (American, 1941–1947)


Accession Number

2018.4096

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass, enamel

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This pot metal figural brooch features a fish with a large red faceted glass stone in the center. The fins and tail of the fish are paved with rhinestones and its bright red rhinestone eye is surrounded by yellow and green enamel.

Signed

STARET

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