A Gorgeous Crown Trifari BOOK PIECE fresh from a local estate!
Depicted in Brunialti's book "American Costume Jewelry, Vol. II, Page 90
Designed by Alfred Philippe in 1940, it is rhodium plated with blue & white enameled flowers, clear chaton rhinestones. This clip is usually found with multi-colored flowers, so this may be a rarity.
Designer/Makers Marks, Hallmarks, Tags: Crown Trifari, Pat Pend - see close up pic
This clip is: Patent number 121253 filed on May 22, 1940 by Alfred Philippe and issued June 25, 1940.
Measures 3" x 1 7/8"
Condition: Very good to Excellent with just tiny nicks to the enamel at the tips which are NOT in any way noticeable - see close ups! No wear to the plating and all rhinestones are present and accounted for.