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Fuschia starburst brooch

Canadian
1950–1959
Sherman Costume Jewelry (Canadian, 1947–1981)


Accession Number

2018.4139.2

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This starburst or “atom bomb” brooch features elongated, marquise-cut, fuschia Swarovski crystals prong-set in japanned backings.

Signed

Sherman

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