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paris1925's loves18 of 4932 Lötz vases, unknown Ausführung  from ca. 1918, Powolny style.Hatpins: blonde turtle shell pair art deco and single butterscotch amber ball.
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Posted 9 months ago

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kyratango
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My last (more recent, lol!) buy...

Unsigned and unmarked, but in Thomas L Mott spirit, this critter is rather big!

Wingspan is 6 cm.

Diagonal is 8 cm.

Some moisture damage to the wings, but colour is still vibrant!

Last pic is how I intend to wear it, on a cheap Chinese freshwater grey pearls very long string.

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  1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 8 months ago
    A lovely Victorian brooch!
  2. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 8 months ago
    That's just gorgeous ! Fantastic photography as well ! :)
  3. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Bonnie, yep! It is an early butterfly wings one, thank you :-)

    Ken, many thanks for these words! The phone photo editor works great for rendering the actual colors :-))

    Lot of thanks for your lovely visit, Thomas, Mike, Zilla and Lisa!
  4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 8 months ago
    Beautiful Kyra !!~
  5. Enameled_Beetle Enameled_Beetle, 8 months ago
    Beautiful!
  6. martika martika, 8 months ago
    It's a piece of art !!!
  7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 8 months ago
    Wow Pascale, just beautiful!!!
  8. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
    I like how understated the brooch is, despite its size. Maybe it's really a moth......
    the are under rated I think!
  9. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 8 months ago
    Wow, what a fantastic dragonfly brooch, Pascale!!! Looks just like the one in your avatar. Beautiful construction, love those wings. Looks good with the pearls, too. :)
  10. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 8 months ago
    What a beauty! Everything is so perfect about it. I actually love the moisture damage on the wings, it gives it additional texture and pattern. Fab!
  11. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Phil and Enameled_Beetle, thanks for your beautiful comment and love!

    Martika, Judy, I falled in love with it at first sight! Thank you ladies :-))

    Karen, it is both stylized and full of movement, looking like a giant may fly! Thank you for your love, visit and appreciation! :-)

    Katherine, a joy to see you! Yes dragonflies may become my new totem ;-)) Thank you for your lovely visit my friend!

    Bijou, so true, the brown flecks complement the iridescence very well, and I love the aged appearance. Thank you for loving the beast!!!

    Many thanks for your loves, Sean, Aura, Vetraio, Alan, Caperkid, Paul and Ho2cultcha !


  12. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 8 months ago
    Just lovely ... And I bet your going to make it just like new.. '-)
  13. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Gary, he is as lovely as you are :-D
    I won't kyratize him, he has his age and wear it well (as us, lol!) ;-)))

    Thank you, friend!
  14. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 8 months ago
    Beautiful!
  15. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 8 months ago
    Very beautiful!!
  16. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Vintagelamp, a very late thanks for your lovely visit and comment, I must visit Green Lady, and love her again!

    Elisabethan, many thanks for your highly appreciated visit and kind comment :-D

    JImam, Radegunder, Wpj, Hunter, Gary, Sean, Davyd, Melanie and Mrstyndall thank you, and love back to you all from the Bzz Bzz!
  17. paris1925 paris1925, 8 months ago
    As tu regarde sur la queue de cochon? Pas de marque? No marking in the pin stopper?
  18. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Hi David! No marks on the C clasp...
    British usually don't mark on the closure as French does :-)

    Merci de ta visite!
  19. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 8 months ago
    Oh BOY!! My grandma called dragonflies, "sewing needles" that was a popular name for them in the 1800s!!. Now all 12 of my grandkids call them "sewing needles" when we see them at the park--tradition marches on!!
  20. kyratango kyratango, 8 months ago
    Lois! That name is so convenient for these critters :-)
    Thank you for your visit, cute comment and love!

    Elisabethan and Wandlessfairy, many thanks for your loves :-D
  21. kyratango kyratango, 6 months ago
    Thanks for your kind visit and love click, PCC and Vintagelamp :-)

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