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Lapis Art Deco brooch

1925–1930
Possibly by Jean Fouquet


Accession Number

2018.4062

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver, lapis, ebony

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This sterling silver brooch features cut-out geometric figures. A semicircle of lapis lazuli is bezel set on hammered sterling silver across from a flat ebony rectangle.

Markings

"925"

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