Harry Iskin (American (born in England), 1886 – 1968)
Medium or Technique
Sterling silver, marcasite, plastic (phenolic resin), enamel
Not On View
This figural brooch features a carved, red bakelite flower on a sterling silver stem paved with marcasites and accented with two enamel leaves.
HI ["I" superimposed over "H"]
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.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum