1930s Bakelite APRICOTS Pin/Brooch

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This classic art deco 1930s bakelite fruit pin is a rarity. Cherries are the most common....with most other fruits being much rarer. Apricots, particularly rare. A resin washed rectangular barpin is carved and colored to ressemble tree bark, and 5 carved succulent apricots are suspended from cellulose acetate ivory toned chain via brass O rings. Also present are a multitude of green cellulose acetate leaves. This is the classic form of bakelite fruit pin. The entire assemblage is articulated and moves with the wearer's step. Approximately 2.5" wide and close to 3.75 inches long, the pinback is original and functions perfectly.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    Palm Springs, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU42132161273
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2016

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Located in Palm Springs, CA

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