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FRED THOMPSON REPOUSEE PIN*SOLD*
FRED THOMPSON REPOUSEE PIN
 
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Artist: Fred Thompson

Circa: 1960's

Provenance: Private collection
Our Price: $485.00

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A beautiful traditional style pin by Navajo master artist Fred Thompson. Fine detailed stamp work with repousse, frame a gem grade natural turquoise stone. Perfect for wear or as an ornamental addition to a leather purse. It measures 3" by 1 7/16" wide. Hallmarked.

Fred Thompson worked as a smith for Tobe Turpen at the age of 15 and built his career on the skills he learned in Turpen's shop. He made his own stamps, never sold to dealers, and only sold wholesale to Tobe Turpen. After serving in WWII, he continued to make pieces into the 1990's. He was a teacher as well as a silversmith. World renowned, he focused on traditional Navajo styles, producing his work with utmost skill using the highest quality stones available. A master of the art.



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