Owl Bird Japanese Fan Brooch Pin 18k Gold & Silver. Exhibited only gold jewelry at the 1878 Paris Exposition [including] a collection of' Japanesque' jewelry. Extract from T iffany Jewels. Design: Japanesque fan pin decorated with an owl designed by Tiffany's chief silverware designer Edward C.
Moore in the 1870's. McCormick, the US Commissioner-General to the exposition... Noted that the Japanesque style is an outgrowth of [Japanese] subtle appreciation of contrast and effect, and their love of nature, which, with its simple and truthful application of plants, blossoms, flowers and other natural objects, stands in marked contrast to the decorative mannerisms prevailing in Europe. By John Loring (1999) pg.
Authenticity: Signed Tiffany & Co. ; design referenced in Tiffany Jewels by John Loring (1999) pg. 85-86 (see photos 9 & 10). Material/s: 18k Yellow Gold with Silver detail.
Pin has been XRF tested. Dimensions: Fan 27mm x 19.5mm. Accessories: Comes in an antique Tiffany & Co. Presentation pin case contemporary with the age of this pin. Condition: Very good antique condition with a natural patina to the gold.
The stick pin has been resoldered at some point over the past 140+ years and attached above the original anchor point still visible on the reverse. Acquisitions: Discussed in Tiffany Jewels. Comments: A very rare Tiffany & Co.
Pin possibly presented at the 1878 Paris Exposition. If a return is granted.Inspections welcomed by appointment only. NSW Secondhand Dealers License 2PS17176. Titles marked with an are on consignment.
CONTACT LUXURY PRELOVED TREASURES IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A SPECIFIC PIECE. Owl Bird Japanese Fan Brooch Pin 18k Gold & Silver" is in sale since Tuesday, June 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage, Antique Jewellery".
The seller is "luxuryprelovedtreasures" and is located in Sydney. This item can be shipped worldwide.