Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' Jelly Belly 'Moonshell' Seashell Clip Earrings
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Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' Jelly Belly 'Moonshell' Seashell Clip Earrings
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Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, baguettes, lucite shells
Marked: Trifari with Crown
Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 193, designer A Philippe. Patent (as Brunialti points out, the patent for the series depicts the necklace) is reproduced below (scroll down), filed Jan, granted March 1949. The name of the set comes from the advert in Harpers Bazaar, Mar 1949, p 36; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. See matching pin clip TKF7638
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Condition: Fair - wear to rhodium plating, and some corrosion, on back only; and age clouding to lucite
Size: 0.9" x 0.8"
Price: US$295
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