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Red Bakelite & Chrome Machine Age Bar Brooch

Red Bakelite & Chrome Machine Age Bar Brooch

USD$175.00

Additional information

Maker

Jacob Bengel?

Size

3" x 3/8"

Condition

Excellent (pin stem is slightly bent)

Date

1925-1935

Marks

None

This cylinder brooch of red plastic (Bakelite?) wrapped in chrome reminds me of the work of Jakob Bengel. Early plastics were often combined with other materials during the Art Deco era. This piece closes with a simple C-clasp. Scroll down to see the perfect Machine Age earrings, which are by Bengel, to wear with this fun brooch.

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