Early 1940s painted and carved Butterscotch Bakelite plastic Disney Bambi brooch by designer Martha Sleeper. Bambi measures 2 inches wide by 2 and 3/4 inches long. Fur around neck is carved. Eyes, eyebrows, nose, pink ear highlights, spots on back, and hoof accents are painted onto the Bakelite. Edges are carved with shallow accent lines that are highlighted with a rose brown.Reverse has a 1 and 3/8 inch long pin back with a safety clasp. Pin is set on the diagonal directly into the Bakelite on both the hinge end and clasp end. This gorgeous and adorable Martha Sleeper brooch is unsigned. Black paint loss on hooves, eyebrow, and nose. Small chip in pink paint on one ear. Front has minimal surface wear with a 1/4 inch long surface scratch above the two back legs. Reverse has some surface scratches. The item "Bakelite Bambi Brooch Martha Sleeper Butterscotch Bakelite Pin Vintage Disney" is in sale since Monday, June 29, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Bakelite, Vintage Plastics\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "jennmitc-2191" and is located in Oceanside, California. This item can be shipped to United States.