Four Pieces of Jewelry including Bakelite
United States, 20th century
A contemporary necklace made with a vintage coral butterfly pendant with articulated wings suspended from Coral Mountain jade beads alternating with brass beads, with gilt-brass toggle clasp; a pair of clip-on earrings of vintage coral prystal,
a carved coral bangle and a flat creamed-corn bangle, necklace lg. 16, earring dia. 1 1/6 in.
Literature: The butterfly brooch similar to the pendant is illustrated in Collecting Art Plastic Jewelry, by Leigh Lesher, p. 21.