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Mask brooch

American
1940–1941
Possibly by Mazer Brothers (American, 1923 – 1952)


Accession Number

2018.4088

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass, enamel

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

White metal figural brooch with blue and white rhinestones, depicting an Asian mask. The eyes and eyebrows are outlined with black enamel and the mouth is outlined with red enamel.

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