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Rare Lona P. Schaeffer Arts & Crafts Sterling Silver Sailfish Brooch

Rare Lona P. Schaeffer Arts & Crafts Sterling Silver Sailfish Brooch, marked “Handwrought/LPS/Sterling; Size: 2 × 4 in.

Lona P. Schaeffer (Danish/American, b. 1903) Arts & Crafts period hand-wrought sterling silver sailfish brooch. Marked “LPS”. Schaeffer was an American craftsman and the eldest daughter of Danish eĢmigre silversmith Peer Smed. She trained in her father’s workshop at 176 Johnson Street in Brooklyn, New York. Smed and Schaeffer were a father daughter team of craftsman who’s silver jewelry and hollowware were retailed by Shreve Crump and Low in the 1930s.
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Inventory #OJ5052_

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