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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Manufacturer: Coro, Incorporated, American, 1943–1977

“Rockfish” brooch

ca. 1944

Sterling silver with gold wash, rhinestones, and enamel

2 1/8 x 3 1/8in. (5.398 x 7.938 cm)
Gift of Sonya Madoff in memory of her mother, Bessie Rubenstein
2006.197.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Providence, Rhode Island
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Bessie Rubenstein, Bronx, N.Y., then Middletown, Conn., ca. 1944–84; inherited by her daughter Sonya Madoff, Middletown, Conn., 1984–2006

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 198–99, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 398, no. 282.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.