Jessie M. Preston: 1873 – 1942
Artist, Metal Smith , Jewelry Designer
Artist Brooch Pin 1-3/4” x 2” Gray Baroque TripleBlister Bubble PearlArts 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. PrestonWork 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 ... read more