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Rare ISAMI DOI Ivory Unicorn Brooch, MING's, c. 1940s

Rare ISAMI DOI Ivory Unicorn Brooch, MING's, c. 1940s


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Designer Signed: Pre 1960: Item # 1209107
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This is a rare Isami Doi ivory and sterling unicorn brooch for Ming's, c. 1940s. The unicorn has a sterling silver horn and sterling studs on the body. Isami Doi (1903-1965) was an important painter, jeweler, metalsmith and printmaker who designed fanciful jewelry for Ming's from 1939 - 1950. The pin is in really excellent condition and measures 2 1/4" x 2". It is fully signed "Ming's Ivory" and "unicorn".