06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Four Pieces of Jewelry including Bakelite

 
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

United States, Coral Mountain, Leigh Lesher