Loves Me...Loves Me Not Unger Bros Daisy Brooch

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This idyllic Art Nouveau brooch depicts a lovely woman in profile, with long flowing hair and lots and lots of daisies. She wears a wreathe of daisies in her hair, her bare shoulder peaks from a spray of daisies and she holds a daisy in her delicate hand as she plucks its petals...loves me...loves me not. Her sweet face is slightly melancholy as she awaits her answer. A garland of whiplash lines frames the scene. Women and daisies are very popular motifs during the era, and this is a dreamy example of the theme. The repoussé jewelry making technique gives this piece its lovely three-dimensional quality. The back of the brooch is signed for Unger Bros. Circa 1900.

Unger Brothers was a jewelry company in established in 1872 in Newark, New Jersey. The company was established by five sons from a German immigrant family, best known for their sterling silver Art Nouveau designs.

Details.....The brooch measures 1.58" by 1.54". In Excellent Antique Condition. Some wear should be expected on all vintage and antique pieces, we consider it to be part of their charm.

Item number fj775.