Vintage Hand Pin Brooch with Keys signed Jeanne
This is an antiqued gold plated pin of a hand clasping a ring which holds three keys which dangle loosely from jump rings. The keys look like old fashioned skeleton keys. All parts except for the jump rings appear to be cast metal. The pin has a locking ‘C’ clasp. At the back of the hand is an oval cartouche which says ‘Jeanne’. Everything is in excellent condition.
Hand & Key ring 1.82” x 1”; the largest key 1.19” x 0.57”
The entire pin weighs 26.32 grams.
Jeanne was started in 1919 by ,Mark Dottenheim and their jewelry was produced through the 1960's. Charming, well made jewelry was mentioned in Seventeen magazine in 1962 and 1963. Not much is known of the company except that not much is known. The quality of their jewelry is above average and is not commonly seen. It has become more collectible over the past few years.
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