THIEF OF BAGDAD Alexander Korda Flying Magic Carpet Brooch Pin by Rice Weiner.
This beautiful brooch/pin was masterfully crafted by Rice-Weiner c. 1940s for Alexander Korda as a gift for the cast, family members, and for promotion of the 1940 film "The Thief of Bagdad" which Korda directed. It features a large intricate gold plated design depicting Abu riding the King's flying Magic Carpet. This pin is 3 dimensional and has great detail. It appears to be in good vintage condition but does show patina. Maker/Origin: Thief of Bagdad - Alexander Korda - Rice-Weiner Markings: Thief of Bagdad, Korda.
Some history I found while researching this piece:
Vintage Rare Korda 1940's Thief of Bagdad magic carpet rider Pin Brooch, gold plated. Licensed to Rice Weiner Jewelry Company, this and other pieces of jewelry featured in the Alexander Korda film were manufactured for sale to the general public. The pin features an intricately designed man wearing a turban and sitting on an ornate flying carpet.
The piece measures 2.5 inches long and about 1 1/4" from top to bottom. Very dimensional and intricately done vintage brooch! In very good condition. Pin and clasp are in good working order. Made around 1940 by the Rice-Weiner company in conjunction with the popular "Thief of Bagdad" movie. Signed 'Thief of Bagdad Korda 61 ©' on the back. Be sure to enlarge the photos for a close-up look at this stunning vintage brooch!
AUD $259.00 + Shipping
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