Avidly collected for his amazing Mexico City repousse jewelry, A. Tobias is one of my favorite early maestros and the brooch I am presenting here is a great example of his craftsmanship and creativity. A stylized amethyst bud adorns the floral repousse mix of a lily and a serrated, fleshy leaf. Big and bold, it can adorn your most elegant black dress yet look equally at home on a jean jacket…
Size/Weight: 3 3/8″ wide by 2 3/4″ tall; 29.0 grams
Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “SILVER MEXICO” 1930s
Condition: excellent vintage with comfortable, fleshy repoussage, fantastic patina and a beautiful amethyst full of interesting inclusions, free of damage, and with no repairs noted
SOLD – Thank you!