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Race horse earring (two of a pair)

American
1948–1952
Coro (American, 1901–1979)


Accession Number

2018.3910.3

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated base metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This gold-plated clip-on earring features a race horse with a baguette-encrusted harness. The horse has a blue, marquise-cut rhinestone eye and two red, marquise-cut ears.

Signed

Coro [on ear clip]

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