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Bakelite Philadelphia Bracelet

Auction:
2870B
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2870B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 05, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Bakelite Philadelphia Bracelet
Cast phenolic
United States and Great Britain, 1933-41
Heavy hinged bracelet in black opening at front with multicolored alternating strip in butterscotch, red, green, and black, circumference 6 1/4 in.

Literature: The Bakelite Jewelry Book, Corinne Alster Davidov, Ginnie Redington Dawes (New York: Abbeville Press Inc.), p. 46.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Corinne Alster Davidov, Bakelite, Bracelet, Butterscotch, Dielectrics, Jewellery, Phenol, Philadelphia, United Kingdom, United States

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