Description: gold plated base metal, rhinestones, baguettes, faux pearl. The three figural elements are lapel studs which can be removed from the branch - all four elements can be worn separately; and the figurals' positions on the coral tree can be freely changed
Marked: Coro; lapel studs each marked Pat Nos 2308412, 2308424
Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 1 p 92, mark #1, dating this to 1948. Patents are for the stud clip mechanism, each filed May 1942, granted Jan 1943, the first to F. Ballou et al, assignors to Ballou Inc RI, the second to Eugene Morehouse, also of Ballou Inc
Size: 2.5" x 1.75"; the shell is 0.7" x 0.7", the fish 0.65" x 0.7", the starfish 0.75" x 0.75"
Price: US$475 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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