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French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe

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Walrus playing ball, Brooch of French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe from the collection 'Jelly Belly', gilded silver, transparent lucite, rock crystal imitating ruby and sapphire. 1940. 6 cm. £ 400-500 CRIS

Walrus playing ball, Brooch of French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe from the collection ‘Jelly Belly’, gilded silver, transparent lucite, rock crystal imitating ruby and sapphire. 1940. 6 cm. £ 400-500 CRIS

French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe
A talented French jewelry designer, Alfred Philippe was the chief designer of the iconic American jewelry company Trifari. In fact, it was he who brought success to “Trifari”, having worked in the company as the chief designer from 1930 to 1968. Philippe’s jewelry was sold through such prestigious companies as “Cartier” and “Van Cliff and Arpels.”
Noteworthy, created by Philippe designs are masterpieces of costume jewelry, now the prices for many of his ornaments can cost thousands of dollars.
One of the most popular collections, produced under the direction of Alfred Philippe in the 1940s – was “Jelly Belly“, released during the Second World War. Their design included animal figures, mostly birds and fish.
Also, crown brooches released in 1941 and signed “Trifari Sterling” and “Pat. Pend”. Brooch in the form of a crown continued to be one of the most famous and favorite ornaments of “Trifari”, reissued in 1951, 1955, 1960 and in the late 1960s. Among other notable designs are patriotic pieces with the American flag, eagles, glorifying the American Armed Forces of the Second World War.


French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe

Crown brooch. Gilded silver, sapphire and ruby cabochons, emerald crystals, ruby, emerald and transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. 4.5 cm £ 120-150 CRIS

Made according to Alfred Philippe's design Necklace and earrings for the first lady of the USA Mami Eisenhower

Made on Alfred Philippe’s design Necklace and earrings for the first lady of the USA Mami Eisenhower. 1950s. Diameter 38 cm, earrings 3 cm £ 400-500 CRIS

French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe

A rare brooch in the form of a Chinese pagoda. Colored enamels, crystal, metal, gilding. 1930's. 7 cm. £ 400-535

Chinese pagoda brooch. Colored enamels, crystal, metal, gilding. 1930’s. 7 cm. £ 400-535

A rare brooch in the form of an elephant's head. Metal, gilding, rhinestone, artificial pearls, ruby ​​crystals. 1930. 5 cm £ 200-250 ROX

Elephant’s head brooch. Metal, gilding, rhinestone, artificial pearls, ruby ​​crystals. 1930. 5 cm £ 200-250 ROX

Beautiful set of necklace and earrings, Indian motifs. Gold alloy, rock crystal. 1950's. £ 185-250 ROX

Necklace and earrings, Indian motifs. Gold alloy, rock crystal. 1950’s. £ 185-250 ROX

Berry earrings and a brooch £ 55-85 ROX

Berry earrings and a brooch £ 55-85 ROX

Bird of Paradise, a brooch by Alfred Philippe. Gold plated silver, red, blue and transparent rhinestone. Length 9 cm £ 400 RG

Bird of Paradise brooch. Gold plated silver, red, blue and transparent rhinestone. Length 9 cm £ 400 RG

Bow brooch, gilded silver, ruby round rhinestone. 1940's. 9cm. £ 400-600

Bow brooch, gilded silver, ruby round rhinestone. 1940’s. 9cm. £ 400-600

Brooch and earrings. Emerald, ruby ​​and sapphire crystal. 1930's. Brooch 6.5 cm, Earrings 2.5 cm ROX £ 185-250

Brooch and earrings. Emerald, ruby ​​and sapphire crystal. 1930’s. Brooch 6.5 cm, Earrings 2.5 cm ROX £ 185-250

Butterfly brooch, Alfred Philippe. Silver, rock crystal, blue and red cabochons. 1940's. 6.25 cm. £ 140-160 CRIS

Butterfly brooch. Silver, rock crystal, blue and red cabochons. 1940’s. 6.25 cm. £ 140-160 CRIS

Charming flower brooch. Rhodium-plated metal, transparent rhinestone. 1930's. 8cm £ 185-250 ROX

Flower brooch. Rhodium-plated metal, transparent rhinestone. 1930’s. 8cm £ 185-250 ROX

Clip for fur, metal of two colors - yellow and pink gold

Clip for fur, metal of two colors – yellow and pink gold

Cockerel brooch. Metal, gilding, lucite, red rock crystal. 1940's. 6.5 cm £ 400-500 CRIS

Cockerel brooch. Metal, gilding, lucite, red rock crystal. 1940’s. 6.5 cm £ 400-500 CRIS

Crab brooch from the collection of Jelly Belly. Gold plated silver, gray lucite, rock crystal. 1940's. 7.5 cm. £ 600-670 TR

Crab brooch from the collection of Jelly Belly. Gold plated silver, gray lucite, rock crystal. 1940’s. 7.5 cm. £ 600-670 TR

Crown brooch. Gilded silver, emerald, ruby and transparent rock crystal, artificial pearls. 1940's. 5.5 cm £ 180-200 TR

Crown brooch. Gilded silver, emerald, ruby and transparent rock crystal, artificial pearls. 1940’s. 5.5 cm £ 180-200 TR

Crows in the tree brooch. Silver-coated metal, enamel, rock crystal. 1930's. d 5.75 cm. £ 200-335 ROX

Crows in the tree brooch. Silver-coated metal, enamel, rock crystal. 1930’s. d 5.75 cm. £ 200-335 ROX

Duck in an egg Brooch from the collection of Jelly Belly. metal, gilding, rhinestone, coral cabochons. 1930's. 5 cm £ 735-865 TR

Duck in an egg Brooch from the collection of Jelly Belly. metal, gilding, rhinestone, coral cabochons. 1930’s. 5 cm £ 735-865 TR

Emerald glass, gilded silver, blue glass, transparent rock crystal. 1940's. Brooch 6,25 cm, Earrings 3 cm £ 180-200 CRIS

Emerald glass, gilded silver, blue glass, transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. Brooch 6,25 cm, Earrings 3 cm £ 180-200 CRIS

Extremely rare clip for fur. Gold plated silver, black enamel, blue cabochons, rock crystal. 1940's. 7.5 cm. £ 900-1000 CRIS

Fur clip. Gold plated silver, black enamel, blue cabochons, rock crystal. 1940’s. 7.5 cm. £ 900-1000 CRIS

Fleur-de-lyz brooch-crown, medieval motive, stylized vegetative forms. Silver, transparent rock crystal. 1940's. 6.25 cm £ 185-200 TR

Fleur-de-lys brooch-crown, medieval motive, stylized vegetative forms. Silver, transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. 6.25 cm £ 185-200 TR

Floral brooch. Gilded silver, ruby ​​and transparent rock crystal. 1930's. 8cm. £ 235-255 TR

Floral brooch. Gilded silver, ruby ​​and transparent rock crystal. 1930’s. 8cm. £ 235-255 TR

Flower brooch and earrings Alfred Philippe. Rhodium plated metal. Pink crystals, rock crystal. 1940's. £ 400-670 ROX

Flower brooch and earrings. Rhodium plated metal. Pink crystals, rock crystal. 1940’s. £ 400-670 ROX

Fly brooch. Metal, gilding, lucite, blue and aquamarine cabochons, ruby ​​and transparent rock crystal. 1940's. 4.5 cm ROX £ 115-165

Fly brooch. Metal, gilding, lucite, blue and aquamarine cabochons, ruby ​​and transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. 4.5 cm ROX £ 115-165

Gold-plated silver brooch, ruby ​​and emerald crystals, transparent to the 1930's. d 8.5 cm

Gold-plated silver brooch, ruby ​​and emerald crystals, transparent to the 1930’s. d 8.5 cm

Gooseberries Brooch. Silver and gilded silver, transparent rock crystal. 1930's. 7.5 cm. £ 135-200 ROX

Gooseberries Brooch. Silver and gilded silver, transparent rock crystal. 1930’s. 7.5 cm. £ 135-200 ROX

Grape Brooch. Dark purple glass, gold-plated metal. 1930's. £ 135 ROX

Grape Brooch. Dark purple glass, gold-plated metal. 1930’s. £ 135 ROX

French jewellery designer Alfred Philippe

A monkey with a pearl. Enameled brooch 1942

A monkey with a pearl. Enameled brooch 1942

Frog fur clip

Frog fur clip

Heart brooch. Blue glass, gilded silver, rhodium-plated metal. 1940's. 7 cm £ 135-200 ROX

Heart brooch. Blue glass, gilded silver, rhodium-plated metal. 1940’s. 7 cm £ 135-200 ROX

Hyacinth brooch Cold enamel and transparent rhinestone. 1940's. Ancient and rare decoration £ 450-500 CRIS

Hyacinth brooch Cold enamel and transparent rhinestone. 1940’s. Ancient and rare decoration £ 450-500 CRIS

Insect rare brooch. Metal, gilding, blue glass, red and emerald cabochons. 1930's. 7.5 cm. £ 465-665 ROX

Insect brooch. Metal, gilding, blue glass, red and emerald cabochons. 1930’s. 7.5 cm. £ 465-665 ROX

Leaf Brooch. Gold plated silver, green and transparent rock crystal. 1940's. Brooch 9 cm, Earrings 2,5 cm £ 200-270 ROX

Leaf Brooch. Gold plated silver, green and transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. Brooch 9 cm, Earrings 2,5 cm £ 200-270 ROX

Maltese cross brooch. Blue cabochons, metal, gilding, blue enamel, rock crystal. 1950's. 6.25 cm £ 70-80 CRIS

Maltese cross brooch. Blue cabochons, metal, gilding, blue enamel, rock crystal. 1950’s. 6.25 cm £ 70-80 CRIS

Maple leaf brooch. Cabochons of coral color. Mid-1950's. £ 75-85 CRIS

Maple leaf brooch. Coral cabochons. Mid-1950’s. £ 75-85 CRIS

Moth, Butterfly brooch. Covered with rhodium metal, emerald cabochons, enamel, transparent rock crystal. 1930's. 4 cm. £ 100-170 ROX

Moth, Butterfly brooch. Rhodium, emerald cabochons, enamel, rock crystal. 1930’s. 4 cm. £ 100-170 ROX

Necklace and earrings, Alfred Philippe. Gold-plated silver, coral-colored glass, rock crystal. 1940's. £ 150-200 CRIS

Necklace and earrings, Gold-plated silver, coral glass, rock crystal. 1940’s. £ 150-200 CRIS

Patriotic brooch American eagle. Gold plated silver, colored enamels. 1940's. 5 cm. £ 120-135 TR

Patriotic brooch American eagle. Gold plated silver, colored enamels. 1940’s. 5 cm. £ 120-135 TR

Pea in a pod brooch

Pea in a pod brooch

Poodle brooch, metal, gilding, lucite, red rock crystal. 1944. 5 cm £ 500-600 CRIS

Poodle brooch, metal, gilding, lucite, red rock crystal. 1944. 5 cm £ 500-600 CRIS

Poster - The Garden of Eden

Poster – The Garden of Eden

Red carnation. Brooch and earrings Alfred Philippe. 1940's. £ 370-570 ROX

Red carnation brooch and earrings. 1940’s. £ 370-570 ROX

Rhodium plated metal brooch, transparent and color citrina rhinestone. 1930's. 9 cm £ 400-500 CRIS

Rhodium plated brooch, rhinestone. 1930’s. 9 cm £ 400-500 CRIS

Ring-watch in the form of a dragon's head. Transparent rock crystal, green cabochons. 1960's. 6.5 cm. £ 115-165ROX

Ring-watch in the form of a dragon’s head. Transparent rock crystal, green cabochons. 1960’s. 6.5 cm. £ 115-165ROX

Seahorse brooch. Metal, gilding, turquoise and ruby ​​cabochons. 1950's. 11.5 cm £ 30-40 CRIS

Seahorse brooch. Metal, gilding, turquoise and ruby ​​cabochons. 1950’s. 11.5 cm £ 30-40 CRIS

Shell brooch. Colored enamels, artificial pearls, metal, gilding. 1950's. length 8cm

Shell brooch. Enamels, artificial pearls, metal, gilding. 1950’s. 8cm

Shell brooch. Metal, gilding, colored enamels, artificial pearls, 1950s. 6.5 £ 120-140 CRIS

Shell brooch. Metal, gilding, enamels, artificial pearls, 1950s. 6.5 £ 120-140 CRIS

Snake Brooch and earrings. Metal, gilding, artificial rubies and emeralds. Brooch 6.25 cm, earrings 2.5 cm. £ 250 RG

Snake Brooch and earrings. Metal, gilding, artificial rubies and emeralds. Brooch 6.25 cm, earrings 2.5 cm. £ 250 RG

Spider brooch from the collection of Jelly Belly £ 600-650 TR

Spider brooch from the collection of Jelly Belly £ 600-650 TR

Swan lake. A rare brooch, blue and dark ruby ​​enamel, transparent rock crystal, silver. 1940's. 7 cm. £ 470-670

Swan lake brooch, blue and dark ruby ​​enamel, transparent rock crystal, silver. 1940’s. 7 cm. £ 470-670

The balloon brooch, an alloy of gold color. 1950's. length 5.75 cm. £ 30-40

The balloon brooch, gold tone. 1950’s. length 5.75 cm. £ 30-40

The blue brooch. Gold-plated silver, blue enamel, transparent rock crystal. 1940's. 3.75 cm £ 100-120

Blue brooch. Gold-plated silver, enamel, transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. 3.75 cm £ 100-120

The Garden of Eden

The Garden of Eden

US Flag brooch. Metal, gilding, blue and red enamel, transparent rock crystal. 1940's. 6 cm. £ 135-200

US Flag brooch. Metal, gilding, blue and red enamel, transparent rock crystal. 1940’s. 6 cm. £ 135-200

White flower, very rare brooch. Metal, gilding, white enamel, transparent and amber rock crystal. 1930's. 7.5 cm. £ 300-435 ROX

White flower brooch. Metal, gilding, white enamel, transparent and amber rock crystal. 1930’s. 7.5 cm. £ 300-435 ROX

Yellow flower brooch. Colored enamels, rhinestone. 1930's. 10 cm £ 300-435 ROX

Yellow flower brooch. Enamel, rhinestone. 1930’s. 10 cm £ 300-435 ROX

Aquamarine Bird of Paradise brooch. 1940s. Gold plated sterling silver, rhinestones. 8 cm

Aquamarine Bird of Paradise brooch. 1940s. Gold plated sterling silver, rhinestones. 8 cm

Ruby red rhinestones gold tone leaf brooch. 5.5 cm. 1960s

Ruby red rhinestones gold tone leaf brooch. 5.5 cm. 1960s