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Trifari Alfred Philippe sterling jelly belly fly brooch

Trifari Alfred Philippe sterling jelly belly fly brooch


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Designer Signed: Pre 1950: Item # 1136143
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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