Joan Van Patten has written many books on collecting antique Nippon porcelain, and she has compiled known dates for certain backstamps. ) “Noritake M (Morimura) in Wreath Nippon” Found in green (shown), blue & magenta. We are sharing a small list here (with pictures) of the ones we have come across in our Nippon journeys. On older brooches (around the turn of twentieth century) you’ll see that the pin extends well beyond the clasp. Although mostly seen on older brooches, some inexpensive brooches are made with C-clasps even today.
Kan buhay pa si Marx bakô man siya midmid, alagad pagkagadan niya sa taon na 1883 duminakolà an saiyang reputasyón sagkod an saiyang inpluwensya sa mga mobimiento nin mga trabador.As one of the charming figurals from the late 1940's, it demonstrates that everyday objects can be ornamental jewelry. Marked: Coro One of several styles named for celestial events, this fur clip duette looks like two swirling comets with pav tails and a spray of emerald green rhinestones. Marked: Coro Des Pat Pend Stunning and colorful, this generously sized 1941 brooch is silvertone pot metal with enamel and rhinestone accents.In great condition for its age, with just a few small nicks in the enamel, including some around the eye.Marked: Pat No 125169This adorable brooch is wonderfully dimensional and will stand up for display when not being worn.This piece has multicolor rhinestone adornments and is one of the clever figural brooches from Coro circa 1948-1955. Marked: Coro Dropping from a swirling branch, this stylized wisteria blossom has open-worked goldtone settings and aqua rhinestones.Marked: Coro This version of this fun design has luminous blue lucite 'moonglow' cabochons as the grapes and an enameled and pavd bow.