We are N&N Vintage Costume Jewelry. Trifari Sterling'Alfred Philippe' Smallest Jelly Belly Bug or Fly Pin Description : gold plated sterling, rhinestones, lucite Marked : Trifari with Crown, Sterling, Design Pat 137200 Reference : C.
Romero, Warman's Jewelry, p. 209, pictured with guide price for 3 pin set. Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 185,'Fly Set', designed by Alfred Philippe, 1944, showing the three sizes. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down).
Advertised in Vogue, 1945; Scroll down to view advertisement. See TKF5196 and TKF5388 for the two larger sizes Condition : Excellent Size : 1.125" x 1.125".
See the Vintage Advert for this item below Scroll down for the original Design Patent(s) for this vintage item. N&N specializes in the classic period from the 1920s to the 1970s, when great designers - some trained in the fine jewelry houses of Paris - created the most magnificent costume jewelry ever seen - when jewels of glass and base metal rivalled artistically those made with precious stones. With thousands of items for sale, you can always find gorgeous additions to your collection.
The item "Trifari Sterling'Alfred Philippe' Smallest Jelly Belly Bug or Fly Pin" is in sale since Saturday, March 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "n_and_n_jewelry" and is located in Toronto, Ontario.This item can be shipped worldwide.