This small patriotic Democratic Donkey, set in gold tone metal with red, white, and blue enamel drape. The marker’s mark is “Crown Trifari,” indicated on the back as “Trifari ©” with a crown over the T, and the date “l980.”
Gustavo Trifari founded the company in l918 and was considered one of “the three kings” in jewelry skill and design according to jewelry expert Marcia Brown in her book, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry.
Trifari helped create the fashion jewelry industry, by “filling the wants and desires of the rich and famous while offering fine quality jewelry for moderate prices.” This well-crafted patriotic brooch is one.
The brooch is in very good vintage condition; signs of wear include light scratches to the gold tone metal. The pin and clasp work well. This political donkey measures 1” in height and width.
From election day to July 4th this donkey symbol of the Democratic Party is perfect for those wanting to proclaim their affiliation. The pictures offer additional perspective on this red white and blue vintage donkey pin. (Please note: I have a red camera and the shadows on the pictures are from that camera; not problems with the metal).
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