Has 'fingers' which hold the stone in place. Measures 3" long and 1 1/2" across. Has a secure rollover clasp and also a small bale so could be worn either as a brooch or on a chain. Can be worn up and down or sideways as a brooch. The bale is behind the figure's knee so the figure would be crawling down when worn on a chain.
Well constructed, interesting design.
Measures 2" long and 1 3/8" high. Possibly pewter. Incised geometric designs. There is a little tarnish. Rollover clasp holds securely. Signed with the stylized 'chenet' on the back.
Interesting rare example.
This necklace measures approximately 14" around and closes with a secure hook. Also shown with a 2" extender that will be included if needed.
The longest leaf pendants drop 3 5/8". Marked with a stylized LiLLo on the back of one leaf. The necklace has a little tarnish.
Well crafted, unique design.
The fish brooch measures 2" across and 1 1/2" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Signed Peggy Miller on the back. Has some tarnish.
The stylized owl is made from two layers of overlapping brass. Measures about 1 5/8" high and 7/8" across. Also marked Peggy Miller on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely...
Jean Baptist Pericles was closely associated with Winifred Mason Chenet d'Haiti who trained the exceptional jeweler, Art Smith. This necklace is in fine condition with some tarnish.
Nice example of his work.
Measures 14" around and 2 1/8" at the widest. Has one central curved rigid link and three small links on either side. Spring clasp holds securely. An extender could be added to the clasp if needed. Has the stylized GV maker's mark on the back. Fine condition.
According to published reports Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. She believed that each piece should be unique and distinctive.
These earrings may be purchased together or individually...