U.S. Navy figural brooch
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Gold-tone figural brooch of a sailor with blue enamel pants and a white enamel shirt and cap. With outstretched arms the sailor holds a white enamel life preserver which is inscribed “U.S. NAVY.”
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