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Red Bakelite Brooch with Chrome

Red Bakelite Brooch with Chrome

$ 195

Additional information

Maker

Unsigned

Size

3" x 3/8"

Condition

Excellent (pin stem is slightly bent)

Date

1930s

Marks

None

This red Bakelite brooch is crafted from a cylinder of red plastic (Bakelite or Galalith?) wrapped in chrome. This Machine Age design reminds me of the work of the German maker Jakob Bengel. Early plastics were often combined with other materials during the 1930s. 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 fashionable and fun brooch.

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