Description: rhodium and gold plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling
Marked: Pat 2066969 (on pin mechanism)
Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2, p. 164, shown with gold face, silver hair, and rubies and sapphires; with Vogue (1 Oct 1941) advert for the Black Starr and Gorham precious jewelry clip this was based on, dating this piece. Click thumbnail above to view advertisement. Patent is for pin catch, granted to FE Farnham of Providence RI, January 1937
Condition: Excellent, apart from an old expert solder repair to the pin back
Size: 2.8" x 1.7"
Price: US$675 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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