Art Deco Era Pin - Antique 10k White Gold Simulated Blue Sapphire Brooch - Vintage 1920s Filigree September Birthstone Fine OB 20s Jewelry
Stunning antique Art Deco Era 10k white gold simulated sapphire brooch, circa 1920s! This beautiful statement pin features intricate flower filigree and milgrain details with deep blue hue stones along the center. The simulated sapphires are each bezel set. A gorgeous piece of fine jewelry featuring September's birthstone color, from the roaring '20s!
ERA - Circa 1920s - Art Deco
METAL / MATERIAL - 10k white gold pendant, simulated sapphires (blue glass).
MARKINGS / HISTORY - Pin C-clasp is marked '10k OB' for Ostby and Barton. Ostby (Co-owner of company) was a first class passenger on the Titanic & was among one of the 1,500 passengers who perished during the tragic iceberg collision.The company was established 1879 in Providence, Rhode Island. At it's time, it was considered one of the leading producers of fine jewelry. The company ceased production in the 1950s. Ostby & Barton jewelry is highly desired by collectors of fine antique jewelry for its beautiful workmanship & historical significance.
CONDITION - Good to fair vintage condition. Brooch has been professionally cleaned and lightly polished. Very little appropriate patina wear remains. small break to center filigree at one end near pin hinge. Blue glass stones are secure in settings, age consistent wear present. Amazing antique brooch pin!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Brooch: 2 1/4 x 1/4 inches, Weight: 2.57 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.
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