Hobé Cie Limited (American, founded in 1927)
Medium or Technique
Sterling silver, glass
Not On View
Sterling silver earring in the shape of a leaf or buta is adorned with scrolling silverwork and bezel-set with green, pink, blue, and white circular and drop faceted glass stones. The back of the earring is open and has a screw-back unpierced ear wire.
"STERLING" on ear wire
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