Flower cart brooch
Coro (American, 1901–1979)
Medium or Technique
Rhodium-plated metal, enamel, glass
Not On View
This rhodium-plated base metal figural brooch features a donkey pulling a wagon filled with colorful enamel flowers. A man wearing a black enamel cowboy hat sits on the wagon, steering the donkey. The brooch is embellished with yellow, red, blue, and white rhinestones and the rhinestone-encrusted wheels of the cart spin freely.
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