A wonderful Art Nouveau sterling sash or cloak pin with an elaborate foliate design.
The design has the graceful flowing lines of Nouveau style detailed with engraving.
The center has an oval cartouche with the applied letters ZX, I assume it is for the fraternal organization *Zeta Chi.
Excellent condition, no damage and minimal wear, it closes with a wide C catch and heavy pin stem..
Measures 3&1/8" by 2&3/16" and weighs a hefty 38.9 grams.
Marked on the back Sterling 3071 with the hatchet logo of William Kerr, 1880-1927.
A fabulous sterling pin by a renowned American designer.
Please view the large photos for best detail.
I offer layaway on all items purchased for full retail price. In general my layaway terms are 1/3 down and 1/3 in 30 days and the last 1/3 in 60 days. I am flexible so if you are interested please ask me and we can work out a payment plan that suits you. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased on layaway are eligible for exchange only.
*Zeta Chi Fraternity was founded on May 23, 1905. It is the oldest independent fraternity west of the Mississippi.