Abstract. Rustic. Elegant. These words came to mind when I spied this unique, well-crafted brooch. On the back of this mid century piece is the maker’s mark, “Zentall” in block letters, from the Robert Zentall Company of Mount Vernon, NY, founded in l952 by Robert Zentall.
In l954, Vogue Magazine featured jewelry by Zentall, and its modernist, abstract, textured styles became highly sought after.
The company was known for its texture of materials and abstract designs, as well as its use of semi-precious stones, corals, and art glass mixed with a variety of metals. The company closed in l984.
This well crafted vintage brooch is a great example of Zentall modernist, abstract designs with a flair of rustic elegance. Overall, it’s in very good vintage condition, measuring 1 3/8” in tall and wide; .5” in depth. The textured antiqued gold-tone finish has a base metal of pewter or similar metal, adding a quality feel to it. In the crescent curve is a light blue marbled stone. The clasp and pin are strong and secure.
The pictures offer greater perspective on the unique beautiful and vintage condition of this mid century signed Zentall brooch. (Note: I have a red camera and on some pictures you may see a bit of its hue or shadow).
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