Luminous moonglow cabochon blossoms peek from a rhinestone encrusted, handled basket embellished with a lavish lavender enameled bow in this '30s vintage silvery pot metal flower basket brooch. Resembling moonstones with their translucent glow, the moonglow cabs are offered in white and pastel shades of blue, yellow and pink, Tiny clear chaton rhinestones sparkle throughout. A lilac colored enameled, looped bow with trailing streamers accents basket handle. Wonderful deco era design replete with colorful cabochons, brilliant rhinestones and lustrous enamel in signature period pot metal.
The brooch measures a generous approximately 2 5/8 inches x 2 3/8 inches at it's widest point with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Moonglow cabochons are about 9 millimeters; most chaton rhinestones, 2 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is approximately 24 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All rhinestones intact, retaining sparkle. Slight age commensurate dim. All moonglow cabs intact, retaining color and sheen. No damage or discoloration. Bow enamel intact with very minor wear. No dents, improper bends or crush to pot metal components. Patina intact. Pin mechanism secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is not signed or the signature has worn. Coro did many of these flower basket pins, but we cannot confirm a maker. Circa 1930s.
Pin on a basket of blossoms and brilliants for a beautiful bouquet. At Cody's.
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