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Spray brooch

American
about 1950
Trifari, Krussman & Fishel (American, founded 1925)


Accession Number

2018.4111

Medium or Technique

Gold plated-metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This gold-plated spray brooch depicting an abstract flower basket features large purple glass stones, red glass baguettes, and rhinestones.

Signed

TRIFARI [with a crown surmounting the "T"]

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