Distinctive Czechoslovakian art glass and metalwork are featured in this '30s vintage shield shaped dress clip. A base of wavy grill work is topped with pronged, faceted blue art glass rectangles (unfoiled and open backed) in cradled settings. Back of clip is braced with V bars. Clip top is capped with metal bead trim and blue chaton rhinestone while bottom is finished with fancy fret work. A stand out design with interesting and unusual combination of components.
The clip measures approximately 2 3/4 inches x 1 5/8 inches at it's widest point with a 3/8 inch profile or height. Blue glass stones are about 17 millimeters x 8 millimeters. Weight of the dress clip is 18 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All blue glass rectangles free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Rhinestone retains color and brilliance. Brass tone metal has wonderful patina. No polishing done. No dents, improper bends, crush or collapse of metal components. Clip mechanism secure with tight, snap shut closure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
There are no visible identifying marks. Typical Czechoslovakia work. Circa 1930s.
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