ART DECO Black Bakelite Scottie DOG Brooch
A Striking Collector's Estate Art Deco Black Bakelite Scottie Dog Brooch featuring a Scottish Terrier in Black Bakelite with Beige Backing and Deep Carvings, Injected C Clasp Closure, Excellent Condition circa 1930-40's!
Measurements: 1-1/2" across by 1-3/16" tall.
Bakelite is an early Polymeric Plastic made from a Phenol Formaldehyde Resin which is unmeltable invented by Leo Hendrik Baekeland in 1907.The Brooch is in Excellent condition. No chips or cracks. The back has the injected "C" Clasp Closure which is a significant factor in Early Bakelite Jewelry. Since it is Black Bakelite, it isn't receptive to the test. It was acquired from an Estate which consisted of items from the Art Deco period.