Anchored by a center amethyst colored chaton rhinestone, peripheral purple stones sparkle at north, south, east and west in this generously sized '30s-'40s vintage stamped brass dress clip. Flower blossom rosettes detail sides as foliage and various scrollwork embellish throughout. Center rhinestone is haloed at north and south with smaller purple chaton rhinestones. Premium patina with wonderful high / low lights. The clip's considerable size and presence indicate it was likely produced as a single.
It measures approximately 3 inches x 2 inches with a maximum 3/8 inch profile or height. Large chaton rhinestones are about 8 millimeters. Weight of the clip is 34 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All rhinestones intact, retaining color and brilliance. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. No dents or improper bends to metal components. Superb details and warm brass patina. Clip mechanism secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Spectacular presentation. Excellent vintage.
The clip is not signed. It's design, materials, construction and overall presentation suggest a late 1930s-mid 1940s vintage.
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