Marcel Boucher Phrygian Cap #2364 Sterling Bow Ribbon Loop Fur Clip
Marcel Boucher Phrygian Cap #2364 Sterling Bow Ribbon Loop Fur Clip is marked with the Phrygian Cap logo for the best of Bouchers' creations and used on his earliest pieces. This phenomenal dress fur clip pin has the Phrygian Cap logo incised on the reverse, just above the "MB", along with the inventory number "2364" (issued 1949). The design is quintessential 1940s (Retro Period 1944-1949). Making jewelry with the marks "MB", "Boucher" and "Marboux", his designs were fluid and detailed and his enamels have a colorful soft iridescent quality that make them a particular favorite. The Phrygian Cap was registered in 1944 and used until 1949. As with some designers' jewelry, the older pieces are often the best. Marcel Boucher's early jewelry is extremely desirable. To inspect photos, simply click on the binocular icon on the top right corner of any photo.
Marcel Boucher (1937-1971) was one of costume jewelry's most respected designers. He began by designing fine jewelry in New York City for Cartier and moved into creating his own line in about 1937.
Marcel Boucher jewelry is "high-end" and can be tough to tell from the "real thing". Numbers on Boucher pieces are inventory or style numbers.
The bow fur clip is made of an open work and three dimensional fluid design with a central silver-tone section that is loaded with pavé set, faceted, rhinestones which give considerable sparkle to the piece. These stones have been set into rhodium plated metal, a perfect backdrop that makes them absolutely brilliant. At the very end of the tail of the swirl is a larger set stone.
Overall excellent condition, this has been reset with new Swarovski crystals in entirety. The fur clip measures 2" tall and 2 1/2" wide and weighs 46 grams. There are some light marks to metal on the backside of a couple loops. It is marked with MB and the phrygian cap as well as the inventory number 2364. (Inventory Reference J-041118-#2)
This jewelry comes from a dear friend and a truly exceptional lady. While having an antique shop, she has collected these fine designer pieces for the last 40 years and has an incredibly discerning eye for quality as well as unique and special pieces. The extensive nature of her collection has meant that she has not worn most pieces more than once.
It is my distinct pleasure that she has chosen to pass her extensive collection on to me. I am in the process of acquiring her complete collection and know that I will be keeping some special pieces for myself. I will also be offering some for sale and please know that with each piece comes a wonderful legacy of a very special lady that makes this jewelry all the more special.
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Vintage Origin Details
Dress Fur Clip
Country of Origin
Swarovski Rhinestones, Sterling
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