Corocraft Sterling Comedy and Tragedy Theatre Masks Pin Clip Duette
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Corocraft Sterling Comedy and Tragedy Theatre Masks Pin Clip Duette
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Description: gold plated sterling, rhinestones. The masks can go either way round on the duette, as shown
Marked: Sterling (both clips), Corocraft Sterling with Pegasus (on plaque, on tragedy); mechanism marked Coro Duette, Sterling, Pat No 1798867
Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 1 p 145, the duette along with the chatelaine, for which the patent is reproduced below (scroll down), designer Adolph Katz, filed Oct 1945, granted March 1946. The duette was advertised in The Brides Magazine, Summer 1946, p 11, and Town and Country, Apr 1946, p 72d - click thumbnail above to view advertisement.
Condition: Excellent
Size: 2.125" x 1.85"
Price: US$1285
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