Description: gold plated sterling, rhinestones, faux square cut emerald crystal. The monkey is pendant by his tail from the branch (which carries the pin)
Marked: Trifari with Crown, Sterling, Pat Pend, 48
Reference: Advertised for sale at Martin's, in the Sioux City [IA] Journal. 29 Oct 1947, p 20; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 144. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer A Philippe, filed Jan 1947, granted over a year later, Feb 1948
Size: 2.85" x 1.25"
Price: US$3450 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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