Exquisite vintage 1940 Crown Trifari Lily of the Valley fur clip/ brooch. It is hallmarked Trifari with the Crown over the T and Pat Pend. The clip was designed by Alfred Phillipe and patented in May of 1940, design patent number 121,252. It is also a book piece in the Brunialti book, American Costume Jewelry and can be found on page 91 of Volume 2. The clip features 5 red & 4 white enamel lilies of the valley. Forest green leaves and clear rhinestones accentuate the clip.
It measures 3" x 2.25" and is in excellent condition. The clip is rhodium plated, the enameling is in superior condition as well as the stones. Clip mechanism functions perfectly.