Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling, faux pearl. Pulling the chain moves the puppet's arms and legs
Marked: MB (phrygian cap, partial stamp); Pat Pend; the letter I on back of one leg
Reference: Cera, Jewels of Fantasy, pp 278-9. Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 1 p 45. Advertised in Vogue, 1 Feb 1940, p 133; and at Kaufmann's (price $10, with different copy), in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 18 Jan 1940, p 12; click thumbnail above to view advertisements. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer Marcel Boucher, filed Jan, granted March 1940.
Size: 2.85" x 2.1"
Price: US$9750 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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