This pretty Cini "Aquarius" brooch features a winged Putti watering his plants. A sweet piece with flowing, organic lines rendered in sterling silver, c. 1940s. A perfect gift for your favourite Waterbearer.
The Cini jewelry company produced beautiful jewels, predominately sterling silver pieces that feature classical, gothic and renaissance motifs and design influences. Between 1922 and 1970 Cini made some of the highest quality American jewelry of the 20th Century; for many years they were featured at Gumps.
Cini produced a very popular series of pieces depicting the signs of the Zodiac, incorporating the spirit and symbolism of the signs into the jewelry's designs. This lovely, signed brooch is a part of that series.
Details.....This brooch measures 1.53" by 1.27." In Excellent Vintage condition. You should expect some wear on all vintage and antique jewels