This Trifari Alfred Philippe sterling jelly belly fly brooch is vermeil with rhinestones and lucite jelly belly. It is hallmarked Sterling(The only thing that I can read). It is in super condition. It measures 1 5/8" x 1 3/4". Circa 1945 designed by Alfred Philippe.
Lucite jelly bellies were copied from figurals originally done in gold and rock crystal.
Ref: Warman's Jewelry, p. 209 Ref: Fun Jewelry by Schiffer p. 76
Ref: American Costume Jewelry by Brunialti pp 153,154.
Ref: Signed beauties of Costume Jewelry by Marcia "Sparkles Brown,Collector Books,,2002, p179