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Gold Leaf & Art Glass 1940s Brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli

Gold Leaf & Art Glass 1940s Brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli

USD$225.00

Additional information

Maker

Elsa Schiaparelli

Size

3" x 2"

Condition

Excellent

Date

Late 1940s

Marks

"Schiaparelli" in script on oval cartouche

Reference

Becker, p. 103

This gold-tone late-1940s brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli is “designed as [a] dancing openwork leaf” (Becker) and set with emerald, ruby, sapphire and amber art glass cabochons in dog-tooth prongs. The outline of the leaf and stem are textured. This versatile and elegant brooch closes with a roll-over safety clasp. I think the brooch was meant to be worn with the leaf pointing down, as shown in the first photo, but the third photo shows the leaf pointing up — you decide which you prefer!

In stock

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