One of Marcel Boucher’s MASTERPIECE Figurals from the Chinese Series…The MANDARIN Fur Clip features rich gold-plating on the face and mustache, metallic green, blue and rose pink enamel, embellished with crystal chaton rhinestones. The reverse is plated in glossy hand-polished rhodium.
Featured in Brunialti’s American Costume Jewelry Book, Vol. I, Page 58 (see photo from page below), and given the highest rating for rarity of 5!
Highly Collectible and Very Hard to Find...
Pin Clip/Fur Clip Mechanism functions perfectly and holds firmly
Hallmarked with the Phrygian Cap and the old MB, and hand-etched “2173” which is the stone-setter’s mark
Measures: 2.5” x 1.75”
Excellent condition with minor wear to the plating on the very tips of the mustache and some fading to the gold-plate on tip of nose.