Vintage Signed Ralph Massey Brooch/pin Repair Lot Rabbit~bat~cockatoo~wild Boar
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Vintage Signed Ralph Massey Brooch/pin Repair Lot Rabbit~bat~cockatoo~wild Boar:
These wonderful handmade resin pins are like miniature sculptures.Created by artist Ralph Massey in the 1980's.
Beautifully detailed, Made of resin, Hand-painted and Varnished.
Except for the Wild Boars, they are signed on the back "Ralph Massey."
Sizes vary.The Rabbit is the smallest at 1.5" tall. The Cockatoo is the tallest at 2.5"
They are leftover stock from a boutique which closed in the 1980s.They are all vintage items, sadly damaged during storage:Cockatoo: The branch/perch is missing on 1 side3 Lovebird: The tail is missing on 1 birdRabbit: 1 ear is chippedBat: Upper wing is badly chipped (This is perhaps the least salvageable item in this lot)Wild Boars: No damage to the item, but there is no pin fastenerDevil: 1 horn is chippedSee photos for details
Born in 1938, Ralph Massey is a talented American artist, sculptor and jewelry designer.He has been practicing art for over fifty years and has exhibited his work all around the country.In the 1980s, along with the artist Sylvia Benneth, he opened the art studio “Raven” where they focused on jewelry & miniature sculptures.Collections included “Wildlife” & characters from “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Wizard of Oz.”In the1990s, Massey closed his jewelry workshop.All the works of Ralph Massey are rather rare and are appreciated by collectors.I'm downsizing, so I'm hoping to find a new home for my collection.
SOLD "AS IS"
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