Jessie M. Preston Artist Metal Work Brooch Baroque Pearl Chicago Metal Smith

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 01,2012
  • Channel: Online Auction

Jessie M. Preston: 1873 – 1942
Artist, Metal Smith , Jewelry Designer

Artist Brooch Pin 1-3/4” x 2” Gray Baroque TripleBlister Bubble Pearl

Arts and Crafts Setting

Fantastic Estate Find!

In good vintage condition, one of a kind.

Jessie Preston items, jewelry, candelabras, desk sets, etc., are rare and valuable.

Silver setting, no maker mark

This brooch pin in its original box.

marked on the box:

Jessie. M. Preston

Work in the Metals

1028 The Fine Arts Building 208 Mich

igan Ave Chicago

Tel-Jackson 823

The following from *SM Publications Silver Salon Forums chicagosilver, 09-12-2011 12:02 PM

A few years ago, Skinner Auctions sold a Preston lot containing jewelry and a scrapbook, "Comprising fourteen pieces of jewelry in an Art Nouveau or Arts & Crafts style silver or metal setting.” Article added she "was born in Oak Park, Illinois, October 2, 1873. She was a graduate and post-graduate at the Chicago Art Institute, with many years spent in the design and making of jewelry. She also lived in France for seventeen years and studied art in Paris at the Sorbonne."*

Preston, Jessie M. Year: 1873 – 1942 Chaser, Coppersmith, Designer, Jeweler, Metalworker, Modeler and Silversmith. Born, Oak Park, ILL. Pupil of AIC. Exhibited in AIC, BSAC, New Orleans, Minneapolis, St. Paul, P.P. Exp., St. Louis, Knoxville, etc. Member: Chicago AG, AC, and Cordon Club. Awards: P.P.-Exp. Medal; Medal Conservation Exhibition, Knoxville, Tenn., medal Exhibition in Waco, Texas.

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