Designed by Valentin Vidaurreta (1902-1959) while he worked with Hector Aguilar, who provided silver jewelry for Coro between 1943 and 1950. Vidaurreta was an accomplished artist, a sculptor, painter and designer, and collaborated with Aguilar for many years, creating design classics that embodied both traditional and modernist motifs. This brooch is elegant in its simplicity, and measures 2 5/8" x 2 1/8". It has a simple C clasp closure and is stamped with the circular mark "Made in Mexico, Coro, Silver". In good condition, with some slight abrasions to surface. Has not been polished, so surface is a bit dark.
This brooch is featured on page 90, II-40, of the book "Silver Masters of Mexico" by Penny C. Morrill.