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Deco Flli Peruzzi Italian silver Bracelet ~ Renaissance Revival swaddled baby and floral links

on Apr 27, 2016 in archived

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Unusual in its combination of figural and luscious floral links this is an early Deco Flli Peruzzi Italian silver bracelet, possibly a memento of a young lady’s Grand Tour of Europe. Famous for their Renaissance Revival jewelry, the Peruzzi Bros are one of the oldest jewelers in Italy and still in operation today yet it is their vintage pieces that are avidly sought after. Here della Robia’s “swaddled baby” from the Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence is complemented by beautifully cast hibiscus links…

 

 

Size/Weight: 7″ long (wearable; once clasped, it goes up to 7  1/4″) by 1  3/8″ wide; 42.8 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature multiple times with no metal content hallmark; tested and guaranteed to be silver of at least .800 purity even though it is most probably sterling; 1900-1930s

Condition: excellent vintage with nice detail in the cast links, great patina, in an attractive design and no flaws noted

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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