Here for your consideration is this highly collectible and unique brooch made by the Coro Company in the 1940's. The brooch is referenced in Brunialti's American Costume Jewelry: Art & Industry, 1935-1950" p. 124 where they describe it as a Rhodium and gold-plated metal alloy brooch with pink, yellow, red, and black enameling and rhinestones. The brooch depicts the head of a Chinese man with a large pagoda hat. It measures approximately 2 3/8 inches by 1 7/8 inches. The brooch is hallmarked on the reverse Coro. It was designed by Adolph Katz with Patent no. 131,959 and patented by Adolph Katz, New York, 7th April 1942. The condition is very nice with slight wear consistent with its age and use as you can view in the pictures with slight enamel and plate loss. The locking safety clasp is in perfect working order. This Coro design is hard to find not often seen and it is highly collectible and distinctive. The Brunialti's graded this fur clip 4 out of 5 stars, meaning that this is a very rare and highly sought-after piece of jewelry. This would make a wonderful addition to any jewelry collection or a lovely gift for someone special. Here is your opportunity to own this collectible brooch today.
Chinese man with large Pagoda hat brooch designed by Adolph Katz - Coro Company 1942
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