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Fox brooch

American
1930–1945


Accession Number

2018.4215

Medium or Technique

Wood, plastic (phenolic resin), glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This wood and butterscotch bakelite figural brooch depicts an elongated fox peering behind itself, its eye made of glass.

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