This is a signed ART large figural Christmas wreath brooch dating to the 1960's. The frame finish is bright gold tone. It has an open design of domed overlapping holly leaves. Decorating these leaves are bright green rhinestones and small red plastic beads. There is a bow at the top and dangling from this bow are three small bells. The closure is a safety locking clasp soldered to the frame with a straight pin stem. Size is 1 7/8 inches in diameter. This brooch is in very good condition.
ART ( also known as ModeArt) was founded by Arthur Pepper in New York City, NY in the late 1940's. The ART trademark was used after 1955. Operations ceased in the early 1970's.
Signed ART large figural Christmas Wreath Brooch with bells, beads and rhinestones