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Flower brooch

American
1938–1942
Possibly by Coro (American, 1901–1979)


Accession Number

2018.4109

Medium or Technique

Rhodium-plated metal, enamel, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This rhodium-plated spray brooch features a flower with rhinestone-studded petals and green enamel leaves. A large imitation pearl sits in the center of the flower, surrounded by pink, bezel-set rhinestones.

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