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Pearl, Diamanté & Gold Mechanical Flower 1940s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

Pearl, Diamanté & Gold Mechanical Flower 1940s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

USD$185.00

Additional information

Maker

Marcel Boucher

Size

2 1/4" x 1 3/8"

Condition

Excellent

Date

1947-48

Marks

"MB" with Phrygian cap and "Pat. Pend."

Reference

Design patent D151,493 issued to Marcel Boucher in 1948 (application filed in 1947)

This late-1940s piece is one of several versions of a Marcel Boucher-designed brooch with petals that open and close, often referred to as Day to Night flowers.  With its gold-tone petals and stem, and a faux pearl adorned with diamanté in the center, this brooch has a roll-over safety clasp. This piece is lovely!

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