Vintage Chinese Gold Cufflinks Gentleman's Jewelry Men's Art Deco China (ID:5908)

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Vintage Art Deco Cufflinks for gentleman. 14k rose gold. Chinese good luck. Made circa 1930-50's. Origin unknown - could be 
 
China or USA for the Chinese market.

 

Measurements: Squares approximately 3/4inch (20mm). Weigh 8.4grams.  

 

Square shapes. Gold with strong red tinge. Borders in crimped gold on either side of openwork scrolls, giving a light and 
 
airy look. Raised scrolls have appearance of long, thin branches blowing in the wind. Strong sense of movement. The hand-
 
hammered, textured square centers with raised gold Chinese writing - presumably for good luck. Beautifully made and wonderful 
 
proportion and balance. Relatively large size, yet light and airy with a strong sense of graceful movement. Sophisticated and 
 
beautiful.  

 

Great quality also seen in the backs, with their subtly hinged and moving parts, making insertion into the shirt cuff easier.
 

 

Marks: inside one of the cufflinks is hallmarked with engraved initials that look like BAB 14k on one side and two patent 
 
numbers: PAT  2093723 and 2544893 on the other.  

 

 
 
Condition: minor wear commensurate with age. Please see enlarged photos for details. Do not hesitate to ask questions, which 
 
we will do our best to answer.

 

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$650.00

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We looked up the patent, filed by C. H. HONE CUFF LINK Filed Aug. 25, 1934. The purpose is:  to simplify former constructions 
 
and at the same time provide a structure which will be stronger, more durable and more readily manipulated than prior 
 
constructions, and which' may be expeditiously and easily inserted and removed from the most stimy starched cuffs.

 

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