Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1966

GUSN

GUSN-305007

Description

Brooch depicting a menorah surmounted by doves of peace. Hinged pin clasp closure surmounted by a circular loop for a chain. Designed by Chaim Gross. Cast by I. Trin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
metal
plating (metal coating)
Pin, Clothing
Brooch
Brooch

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": Noted sculptor Chaim Gross, who summered in Provincetown, Massachusetts, designed this brooch as one of several sponsor rewards for purchasing Israel Bonds, offered for sale to support the formation of an independent Israeli state.

Inscription

"CHAIM GROSS" (stamped)
"MADE BY/ I.TRIN" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

1040.1
980

Maker

Gross, Chaim (American sculptor, painter, and printmaker, 1904-1991) (Designer)

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 1 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Given in honor of Mimi Gross Grooms

Accession Number

2014.137.1

Places

Possibly Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Possibly New York City (New York state)