Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones
Marked: unsigned; earrings marked Pat 2583988
Reference: Patent is for clip mechanism, filed May 1949, granted Jan 1952 to FR Ballou et al - mid 50s. Cherri Simonds, Collectible Costume Jewelry, p. 150, the Schiaparelli pin pictured, also unsigned. This is an unsigned close variant on that design
Size: Pin 2.85" x 2.65"; earrings 1.25" x 1.25"
Price: US$675 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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