1920s-30s Egyptian Revival Celluloid Scarab Beetle Bug Brooch

This is a fanciful circa 1920s-1930s Egyptian Revival style celluloid scarab beetle bug brooch. The brooch is unmarked but resembles similar pieces I have found bearing French markings. The insect is made from tortoise shell colored early plastic celluloid. It has a hooded C clasp and typical pin stem on back. The bugs eyes are set with tiny rhinestones.

This brooch measures 1.875" x 1.125".

Condition is good. The rhinestone eyes have darkened though.

A perfect little creepy crawly to wear for Halloween, or whenever the spirit moves you.

Item ID: O13bug1013

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Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Brown, Size: no size

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Kathy Turner, Arlington, VA   

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