Amethyst, Emerald, Sapphire & Sterling Basket 1940s Brooch by Hobé
2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
c.1945 (based on date of similar design patent)
"Hobé STERLING DESIGN PAT'D" on trapezoid-shaped cartouche
Similar to design patent D141,343 issued to William W. Hobé in 1945
This 1940s Hobé brooch is a basket of layered leaves and flower buds. The focal point is a trio of large, faceted, collet-set glass stones in amethyst, emerald, and sapphire. These popular colors make this round-shaped piece very versatile. Jewelry by this maker was well-designed and hand-crafted in this decade. You won’t be disappointed!