Whiteside & Blank Art Nouveau Enameled Miniature Flower Brooch in 14k Gold
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The loveliest miniature flower brooch by the notable American jewelers Whiteside & Blank. This flower form is gracefully supine— the petals are masterfully sculpted using repoussé and chasing techniques, and the low parts of each petal are detailed with soft, matte-black enamel. The center of the flower is set with a single natural pearl. This brooch is made with little loops on the backside through which a fine chain can be run— it wears beautifully as a pendant on a short chain. Framework is strong, precise and beautiful. Hallmarked 14k and marked with Whiteside & Blank's crescent moon and arrow.
14k yellow gold
Measures 17 mm x 18 mm (about 3/4" x 3/4"). Weight is 3 grams.
Whiteside & Blank manufactured jewelry for both Tiffany & Co. and Neiman Marcus. Henry Blank was a Titanic survivor.