Superb sterling figural Hobe brooch was made between 1943-1946. Carved and lacquered stained composition wood figural holding a fan is surrounded by a plume of hand wrought gold plated sterling leaves and wire work. Each pin is exclusively hand made. Part of an amazing grounpof Asia figural pin created in the 1940s exclusively for Hobe. Excellent condition. Signed "Sterling Hobe 1/20th 14K on Sterling triangular plaque. Dimensions : 2 1/4" tall by 1 5/8" wide.
The workmanship is incredible and each one is unique.