For sale here is a rare and wonderful vintage 1930s hand carved and painted Bakelite'baby elephant' brooch pin design ed by Martha Sleeper. Carved from one piece with painted de tails and painted gold leather'ear'.
Inset pin mechanism at back as expected. Guaranteed genuine vintage 1930s Bak elite brooch not a rep roduction or re-make from old parts.
Excellent vintage condition with some wear to paint as shown. See my photos for close-ups.
Please read my terms and'fine print' below. I've been in the vintage/collectible business for over 35 years. I'm on the list of advisers for both the second and third editions of Warman's Jewelry by the late great Christie Romero.
I was a founding member for the online discussion group Silver Forum and the Modern Silver website with Marbeth Schon. I was a contributing author for the traveling exhibition and accompanying book, "William Spratling, and the Mexican Silver Renaissance" edited by Penny Morrill.
I'm a gemologist, and I have jewelry design and jewelry-making experience. The item "WHIMSICAL Vintage 1930s MARTHA SLEEPER Carved Bakelite BABY ELEPHANT Brooch PIN" is in sale since Sunday, April 8, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Bakelite, Vintage Plastics\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "cpkapty" and is located in Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.