This colorful enamel butterfly pin is signed, "Original by Robert.” It’s a mark used by the Fashioncraft Jewelry Company founded in 1942. “Robert” refers to one of the founders, Robert Levy, a designer whose artistry was influenced by Mariam Haskell. The mark was used from l942 until l979. This piece is most likely from the l960s.
The enamel is bright with little signs of wear for its age; the pin and clasp strong and secure; the gold tone metal intact. Overall this brooch is in very good to excellent vintage condition. This cheerful butterfly measures 1 3/8” long by 1 ¼ high. The pictures provide additional perspective on its styling and condition.
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