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    Posted 7 years ago

    abennett0695
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    Among the many treasures my grandma left to me was this beautiful art nouveau plique-a-jour brooch. I don't know much about it, but it sure is pretty!

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      It sure IS pretty! WOW !!!!
    2. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Welcome to CW!
      More than pretty!!! Beautiful, in very good state for its age.
      On pic 3, on the left under the needle, it seems there is a hallmark or a maker's mark I can't find out...
      There are some serious collectors here, certainly they will visit your post :-)
    3. paris1925 paris1925, 7 years ago
      very good introduction-) you are welcome-) kyratango will be your best friend with this kind of plique-a-jour-)
    4. paris1925 paris1925, 7 years ago
      i'm back, just wanted to say, that you have on the right side the silver mark, can you add a closeup of that mark? if you have one mark.... you will also have the maker mark somewhere....
    5. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      reminds me of karl Kipling or Walter Jennings of Roycrofts ...very nice
    6. Jewels Jewels, 7 years ago
      Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
    7. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      ment to say karl kipp ...and throw in Dard Hunter ..smiling
    8. abennett0695 abennett0695, 7 years ago
      Thank you so much every one of you for such a warm welcome! I've been with the camera trying to capture a better photo of the mark. It's not so easy! I will not give up!
    9. abennett0695 abennett0695, 7 years ago
      I have added pictures to Photobucket. (Please let me know if I have violated any policy by posting a url)They can be viewed at:

      http://s70.photobucket.com/user/abennett0695/library/Mobile%20Uploads?sort=3&page=1
    10. paris1925 paris1925, 7 years ago
      hi abenett, i saw your detailed pictures, but you did the back side, the silver mark is done in the front face , in the backl side we can see just " backstamp gohst" when it was stamped. it is strange that you've not found the maker mark .... sometime the pin is marked or under it.

    11. abennett0695 abennett0695, 7 years ago
      Thanks, Paris1925. I've looked everywhere for a mark. I've taken huge pictures so that I can zoom in and look around, but I don't see anything and I don't really know what I'm looking for. If it's on the pin, it will be teensy tiny, won't it? Perhaps I should visit a jeweler tomorrow and have them look with their glass. Any other suggestions?
    12. abennett0695 abennett0695, 7 years ago
      Paris1925, I've added photos (on Photobucket - use same link) of the face side where the mark looks to be. If you ask me, it looks like there was perhaps a stone there originally. What do you think?
    13. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 7 years ago
      Incredible! grandma had good taste!
    14. abennett0695 abennett0695, 7 years ago
      I believe I have located a new clue! On the second page of the PB album, on the third row down, there is a close up of the mark on the back and right below it is a very small triangle! I'm giddy! I can't believe I didn't see that before!
    15. paris1925 paris1925, 7 years ago
      hi adrienne, i will send you what i saw, and send me what you've seen-)
      regards-)
    16. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      Wow... Super pretty...
    17. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      A beauty!!
    18. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning!!!

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