Vintage Crown Trifari rhinestone butterfly brooch. A gorgeous figural brooch with larger oval and smaller round smokey rhinestones all set in a brushed gold tone finish. This piece was designed by Alfred Philippe for Trifari - Patent # 138520, August 15, 1944. The brooch is signed Trifari with a crown, has it's paper tag and is in excellent vintage condition. Size - 1 7/8" x 1 3/8".
Trifari Jewelry founded by Gustavo Trifari about 1910, New York. Known for it’s early high quality pieces, pieces signed Crown Trifari and pieces designed by Alfred Phillippe, 1930 – 1968.