We are N&N Vintage Costume Jewelry. Trifari'Alfred Philippe' Jade and Red Enamel Ming Turtle Scatter Pin Description : gold plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling, faux jade.
This has long ago been converted from an earring Marked : Pat Pend Reference : Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 123. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer A Philippe, filed Jan, granted March 1942 Condition : Excellent - pin back has been added in the conversion from an earring Size : 1.125" x 0.9". 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' Jade and Red Enamel Ming Turtle Scatter Pin" is in sale since Friday, November 19, 2021.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "n_and_n_jewelry" and is located in Toronto, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.