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Standing teddy bear brooch

This brooch is in the form of a farmer teddy bear who stands holding a bucket and a rake. Most of the piece is cast while the stones in the upper legs and tynes of the rake are individually set to move flexibly. The front surface is covered in prong held rhinestones. The overalls are blue; his...

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Signed

A small circular tab on the reverse of the head has a raised block letter "B & W."

Provenance

By 2008, purchased on E-bay and GoAntiques by Amy Hanan; 2011, gift of Hanan to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Amy Hanan

English, about 1980

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 12.2 x 8.5 x 1.5 cm (4 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.64

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches