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    Posted 10 years ago

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    This one has me puzzled. Large item, 6.3cms across, lovely textured finish. It reminds me of Jensen pieces, better quality finish, lovely scrolling floral Skonvirke - esque, makes me think that this piece is Scandinavian, but the "handmade" makes me think more mid 2oth American, like Corocraft or similar. There is a heavy indented punch mark which might not be a hallmark stamp at all, the PP mark with swimming bird, together with a stamp mark which is very rubbed but appears to be a C, within a scrolling base cartouche.

    Help and/or advice and/or "ooh pretty" welcomed.

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    1. kyratango kyratango, 10 years ago
      Ooh, pretty! ;-))
      Will search tomorow and give a link to maker's mark page! Think I saw this mark on it.
    2. kyratango kyratango, 10 years ago
      Roycroft send me a link on my last post, very complete!!!
      Your brooch is from Carl Poul Petersen, Canadian master studied with Jensen .
    3. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 10 years ago
      Ha! There you go. I though same thing; feels Scandi but looks American. Can't get much closer! Nice work kyrantango (& Rocrofter).
    4. period_gems period_gems, 10 years ago
      oh, Canadian, ey?

      Thank you so much Roycroft and Kyra. My Canadian hockey-nut friend will be rather jealous I think that I have something made by the person who made the Stanley cup :D I might have to let her have it...

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