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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.
plating (metal coating)
"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.
"CHAIM GROSS" (stamped)
"MADE BY/ I.TRIN" (stamped)
Gross, Chaim (American sculptor, painter, and printmaker, 1904-1991) (Designer)
2 1/8 x 1 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Given in honor of Mimi Gross Grooms
Possibly Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Possibly New York City (New York state)