This is a beautiful Olive Commons hand-painted Florida river scene brooch with a gilt backing, painted around the first half of the 1900's. Measures approximately 2 1/4" x 7/8". Painted on porcelain, signed'OC' to the right of the palm tree on the left (see 5th photo), gilt back, with a C-clasp. In very good to excellent used shape.
Olive Commons moved from Indiana to Florida in 1908, and started a business hand-painting these brooches, and other items. She called her brooches "Cameonas" and the name is now attached to her work.
Her work was exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair, where she received the highest honors for her expertise. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins".The seller is "gioiasl" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.