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Early Peter Macchiarini Sterling and Copper Abstract Modern Bass Guitar Brooch

$1,850
$2,65030% Off

About the Item

Late 1940's American abstract modernist bass or stringed instrument guitar brooch created by Peter Macchiarini of San Francisco, California. Brooch consists of layers of oxidized copper and sterling silver with pierced design and measures 3.5" by 1.5" and is signed on verso Macchiarini. Suitable for a man or woman and in very good vintage condition.
  • Creator:
    Peter Macchiarini
  • Metal:
    Sterling Silver,Copper
  • Style:
    Modernist
  • Place of Origin:
    United States
  • Period:
    1950-1959
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. In very good vintage condition showing some wear and patina conducive with its age.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2806092911

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