We are N&N Vintage Costume Jewelry. Trifari'Alfred Philippe' Black and Pearl Belly Ming Turtle Pin (1965 production) Description : gold plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling, faux pearl Marked : Trifari with Crown, C Reference : This is a later 1965 Trifari revival of the design. The note in Philippe's handwriting says;'alter old models from Nov 1941'.
The patent for the original is reproduced below (scroll down); designer A Philippe, filed Jan, granted March 1942; and see TKF5436, matching earrings Condition : Excellent Size : 1.8" x 1.5". 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'Alfred Philippe' Black & Pearl Belly Ming Turtle Pin (1965 production)" is in sale since Tuesday, April 6, 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.
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