Hobe’ is known for their quality, use of color and their work is studied art in sculptured design. And this is a perfect example of that sculptured style. The pin is attributed to Hobe’ and is part of their costume line of Chinese motifs.
This work of art depicts a Chinaman in rest against a large scrolling spray of multi-color rhinestones and faux pearls. The Chinaman is a subtle cream hued enamel that blends beautifully with the colored stones.
The pin is 1 7/8” tall by 1 ¼” wide tapering towards the bottom. It is in excellent vintage condition.