Marcel Boucher (French, 1898–1965)
Medium or Technique
Rhinestone, rhodium-plated metal
Not On View
Rhodium-plated “Gryphon” brooch is encrusted with round and baguette rhinestone pavé. This bird of fantasy has the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.
"MB" topped with a Phrygian cap
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