Architectural Art Deco. Strong geometrics, along with materials and construction suggest an earlier Deco influence, perhaps late '20s vintage. Center rhinestone set buckle style portion has a wonderful beveled clear glass insert -- surviving undamaged all these years. Three rhinestone set columns of various lengths extend at each end. The brooch is cast in pot metal and includes a simple c clasp closure -- both elements indicative of the era. An authentic Art Deco brooch, circa 1920s-1930s.
The brooch measures a substantial 3 1/4 inches across x 7/8 inch at it's widest point with a 1/4 inch profile or thickness. Clear chaton rhinestones are approximately 2 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 16 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. Glass insert free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. All rhinestones intact and sparkly -- minimal age commensurate dimming. Pot metal components free from dents or improper bends. Proper patina intact. Pin mechanism secure. Simple c clasp from the period -- no locking wheel. Pin mechanism secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is not signed. Early Art Deco. Circa 1920s-1930s.
Keep your edge with unmistakable Art Deco. From Cody;s.
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