Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' Climbing Tricolour Fruit Salads in a Gold and Pave Spangled Flower Pot or Flower Basket Pin Clip
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Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' Climbing Tricolour Fruit Salads in a Gold and Pave Spangled Flower Pot or Flower Basket Pin Clip
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Description: gold plated base metal, rhinestones, fruit salads
Marked: Trifari with Crown, 19
Reference: The clasp for the pin clip, gold Trifanium and spangles construction, and lack of reference to the patent in the marks, confirm this as a 1948 revival of the 1941 patent design (which was in pave and enamel). This 1948 version is shown in Schiffer, Best of Costume Jewelry, p. 107; and Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 95. For the original 1941 clip - for which the patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer A Philippe, filed Jan, granted Feb 1941 - see A. Gordon, 20th Century Costume Jewelry, p. 120, and TKF4995
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Condition: Excellent
Size: 2.2" x 1.4"
Price: US$1275
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