Vintage 1940's Trifari owl pin/clip designed by A. Phillipe, patent dated February 11,1941, (Reference: Brunialti 2008, Vol 2 p.104). Pin marked "TRIFARI" with crown symbol over "T", and "Des Pat No. 125184". Jeweled owl has many crystal rhinestones, ruby colored cabochon eyes (approximately 5mm), sapphire blue triangle shaped blue cabochon between eyes and baguette stones as branch. Gold and white striped enameled is on talons and a large oval prong set faceted emerald green colored "belly" (approximately 3/4"L X 1/2"W). Pin fastens with silver tone clips (measuring approximately 1 1/2" in length). Unmarked Materials: silver tone material, glass, rhinestones and enamel.
- CreatorALFRED PHILLIPPE
- Date of manufactureFebruary 11,1941
- ConditionExcellent. Please refer to photos..
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- Seller locationThiensville, WI
- Seller reference numberJI:000180
- Reference numberLU54131952453
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