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Angel Fish Jelly Belly brooch

American
1942
Adolph Katz, For Coro (American, 1901–1979)


Accession Number

2018.4097

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated sterling silver, plastic (acrylic), enamel, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Brooches

This gold-plated sterling silver “Jelly Belly” brooch features a fish with a red rhinestone eye and a round, translucent Lucite body. This fish’s blue, purple, and green enamel fins are embellished with rhinestones.

Signed

Sterling CoroCraft [inscribed in a rectangular plate with a Pegasus figure]

Provenance

Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum