Street lamp brooch
Coro (American, 1901–1979)
Medium or Technique
Gold-plated sterling silver, glass
Not On View
This gold-plated sterling silver figural brooch features a street lamp accented with white and colored rhinestones. A marquise-cut, red rhinestone acts as a light for the lamp. A small sign which reads “Love Lane” with a heart for the “o” hangs from the post and is free to swivel back and forth.
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