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Hound dog brooch

American
1940–1949
Marcel Boucher (French, 1898–1965)


Accession Number

2018.4087

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated silver, glass, enamel

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

Gold-plated hound dog brooch has an enameled nose and eyes and a large prong-set pink faceted glass stone in his mouth. His snout, collar, and the folds of his floppy years are embellished with white rhinestone pave.

Markings

"PAT. PEND"

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