Description - Rare Vintage Designer Signed Brooch by Art (Mode Art of N.Y) Who was in business from the 1940s to late 1960s. Hallmark has copyright mark which was used after 1955. This snake does have the copyright mark.
Gorgeous detailed serpent with red enameled tongue (forked) Red Rhinestone eyes, round Turquoise cabochons down the back and enameling on the head. Textured and etched gold-wash. The curled brooch is 5 inches. Very nice condition. This wonderful brooch can be found in many jewelry books.
Rhinestone Jewelry, Page 149, By Marcia "Sparkles" Brown 2006
Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry, Volume 2, Page 17, By Marcia "Sparkles" Brown, 2004
World Renowned Collector, Judith Miller stated in 2003, Art Jewellery is increasingly sought after and prices have been rising accordingly.