Medium or Technique
Wood, Bakelite, glass
Not On View
This figural brooch features a carved wooden rabbit with a glass eye wearing a butterscotch Bakelite gym suit. The rabbit is depicted in motion with a ball in its hand, possibly playing basketball.
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