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    Posted 4 years ago

    Peasejean55
    (501 items)

    I was humming and harring about this particular piece. My first opinion was it wasn't Dorrie Nossiter, I kept coming back to this brooch and going into research mode. After lots of debating, I decided it was Dorrie Nossiter particularly the berries and the silver scrollwork and wirework.
    It was probably made during the 1930s, no markings, it tests as silver.
    I wasn't sure about the hinge and pin, I read the sellers description and it did mention that they thought it was originally and a dress clip which would make sense as you can see on the back particularly at the bottom Blister pearl signs of a type of fitting. Dorrie Nossiter did make a lot of dress clip brooches, there is one on another of my postings.
    My question is, is this a Dorrie Nossiter brooch, I could be wrong in my assumptions.
    Many thanks for looking.

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Can't say for the maker, but that's a very nice brooch, I love the design and the blister pearls colour too!

    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Thank you for your comment kyra. :-)
    3. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/182598-dorrie-nossiter-silver-and-jade-clip-bro
      This is my other Dorrie Nossiter dress clip. I think if you look at this brooch you can see at the bottom were the clip fitting would have been.
    4. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      Hi Jean. I spied this one too. It's defiantly a Nossitor piece. I've seen them with this fan-like structure. I think is was one of a pair of clips.
    5. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Great news!!! Another Nossiter piece :-)
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      Well done Jean....very nice!!
    7. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Hi Jewels1900, Happy New Year. Thanks for confirming this is Dorrie Nossiter, to be honest I haven't seen this shape before, I think that's what threw me.
    8. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Yes it is kyra, I'm getting quite a collection of her work.
    9. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Thank you Judy.
    10. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Awww, thank you so much nutsabotas.
    11. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Many thanks

      kyra
      Caperkid
      martika
      Manikin
      aura
      Hel1
      ho2cultcha
      jscott
      vetraio
      valentino
      Efesgirl
      mikelv
      Rick
      racer
      TassieDevil
      fleafinder
      nutsabotas
    12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Many thanks

      czechglass
      Jlmam

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