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Makers mark
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer: Sylvia Hobe, American, 1898–1985
Manufacturer: Hobe Cie, Limited, Incorporated

Brooch, “Ming” collection

patented 1948

Gold colored wire set with carved Japanese mask and purple, pink, green, and colorless rhinestones

2 3/8 x 1 5/16in. (6.1 x 3.4 cm)
Gift of Roy Rover
2004.69.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in New York City, New York, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 199, ill.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 44.

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.