MB Boucher Pave and Metallic Enamel Seahorse and Sea Snail on Coral Branch Pin and Sea Snail Screwback Earrings Set
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MB Boucher Pave and Metallic Enamel Seahorse and Sea Snail on Coral Branch Pin and Sea Snail Screwback Earrings Set
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Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling
Marked: Pin, MB (phrygian cap), T; earrings, MB (phrygian cap, one earring), Pat 1649187 (both screw machanisms)
Reference: Part of the extraordinary 1940-41 metallic enamel series, including birds, flowers, fruit, an octopus (see BOU1236) - see Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 1 pp 44-61. Earring patent (reproduced below) is for a 'Safety Back Device for Ear Ornaments', filed Oct 1926, granted to Philip Reiter of New York Nov 1927. (17 yr standard duration)
••Reference Links - bou1236
Condition: Excellent
Size: Pin 4.25" x 2.2"; earrings 1.5" x 0.75" x 0.5" proud
Price: US$9750
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