ASIAN GODDESS FACE LARGE CHATELAINE PIN
Joseff of Hollywood Style
I purchased this chatelaine pin from a dealer who represented it as a Joseff of Hollywood piece. I have not been able to find the exact piece in my research though I did find an almost identical signed brooch on the internet when searching for Joseff jewelry pieces. Could not post a photo of it on here unfortunately.
The chatelaine features 2, large, round, "ruffled" (or folded over metal) brooches designed as Asian goddess faces. They are attached to a substantial, french rope linked chain . The metal has an antique silver plated finish with a beautiful, old world, look.
The Goddess faces are well defined and dimensional, so are the round pins they are soldered onto. The pin backs themselves are longer than usual, coming down from the locking part of the pin back mechanisms by 1/4", an unusual length.
This brooch is in excellent vintage condition. I will point out that the back of the pins, where the pin mechanisms are soldered onto, have different sized plates. This was done intentionally, there is no indication that this piece was tampered in any way, just a nice mystery giving the piece more interest. There is no information on whether Joseff of Hollywood left off signatures on any jewelry he designed. If anyone has any info on this piece please email me and I'll add it to this listing
Pins measure 2"round in diameter, length measures 6" straight down, top chain measures 6" across (straight out not including the pins themselves).
substantial piece, high quality construction
Weight - 3.4 oz.
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Please keep in mind though we may rate vintage jewelry as in very good to excellent vintage condition, these pieces are pre-owned and may show very gentle wear. This is only pertaining to normal wear as in very slight loss of brilliance in stones, faint, barely visible scratches on metal, and patina on certain metals such as brass and silver / silver plated metal
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