Named after it's founder Nils Elvik (1853-1935) Elvik & Co. of Oslo, Norway produced this wonderful sterling and iridescent white enamel bow brooch in signature mid century modern Scandinavian design. Center knot features bezel set beading. Ribbons fan out in cloud like , pearlescent splendor. Spectacular enamel work from the Norwegian masters.
The brooch measures about 2 1/4 inches x 1 5/16 inches at it's widest point. Weight of the brooch is approximately 14 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All enamel intact with no chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. No scratches, rubs, abrasions, or stains. Lustrous, even pearlescent white shade. No dents or improper bends. The brooch retains portions of it's vermeil gold wash with age appropriate patina. No polishing has been done, as most buyers prefer. Pin shaft straight. Simple, curled C-clasp secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of brooch is signed: "925S" underscored by the letter "E" within a cloud cartouche -- hallmark for Elvik & Co. of Oslo, Norway. It dates, circa 1950s.
Sterling and enamel in signature Scandinavian modern. The perfect mid century match. At Cody's.
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