1940's sterling Arts and crafts Whimsey Fishing creel basket with FISH brooch and screw on earrings
Made of sterling and usually sold to tourists, Beau sterling would make pieces that would be a part of peoples wonderful memories in years to come. Mostly they made charm bracelets, so this set with the original brooch and earrings that are all sterling is a real delight to be able to show to you. The basket is fashioned after one that is a museum ( see photo of the original) that I was fortunate to be able to find. The earrings are both signed and are one of the Beau sterling earlier pieces and it is amazing to see that this dainty set has been kept together after all these years. The brooch measures 2 3/4" and it has the fishing rod with a chain delicate chain as the line. The earrings measure 3/4" wide. All of them have the fish trying to escape out of the top which is the nicest finishing touch to make this so whimsical and delightful! In great condition too! VintageSparkles offers Layaway on all our pieces regardless of which site it comes from. Please remember that vintage & antique items are not mint, nor are they perfect but they sure are full of old history and charm. Please use photos to make your decisions and read our policies prior to buying so you can have an excellent experience with us.
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