Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' Ruby and Moonstone Cabochons and Pink and Turquoise Enamel 'George Washington's Hatchet' Axe Pin
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Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' Ruby and Moonstone Cabochons and Pink and Turquoise Enamel 'George Washington's Hatchet' Axe Pin
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Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling, cabochons
Marked: Trifari with Crown, Pat Pend
Reference: Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer A Philippe, dated 1941. Advertised for sale at JP Allen & Co in the Atlanta Constitution, 9 Feb 1941, p. 3C, described as the 'Hatchet that cut down the Cherry Tree'; click thumbnail above to view advertisement.Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2, p. 107 has a 1948 'Renaissance' series pin in Trifanium to the same design (which was also advertised in 1948 as Washington's hatchet - see TKF6978)
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Condition: Excellent
Size: 3.25" x 1.5"
Price: US$1275
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