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Flower basket brooch

French
1940–1949


Accession Number

2018.4140

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This large, sterling silver, abstract figural brooch features a faceted, transparent blue glass basket, from which rhinestone-studded flowers spill out. The bouquet is accented by prong-set, blue and pink glass stones.

Signed

DJB (?)

Markings

925

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