Description: rhodium and gold plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling. This was originally made as a pin - it was also made as shown in the patent, as a pin clip
Marked: Pat Pend, J (with serifs)
Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 241. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer Marcel Boucher, dated 1942. Advertised in the Los Angeles Times, 10 Feb. 1942, p A2, with the name 'Thumbs Up', price $11.50, with other Boucher pieces; click thumbnail above to view advertisement,
Size: 2.45" x 1.85"
Price: US$4975 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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