A great pair of handmade sterling cufflinks by New York, mid 20th century jeweler, E. Peter Peterson (who signed "P. Nass"); each is about 1-1/8" long x 5/16"" wide; each cufflink is marked: "P. NASS, STERLING;" fine condition.

E. Peter Peterson graduated from the Cooper Union in New York City with a degree in fine arts. She was a children's painting instructor at the Brooklyn Museum and studied weaving, pottery, silkscreen, sculpture, jewelry making, and silversmithing at the Craft Students League.  She was the "Peter" of Peter Nass Silver and Jewelry Shop in New York, New York.  She exhibited in the Walker Art Center's 1955 Contemporary Jewelry Design Quarterly exhibit.  This information is from my book, Modernist Jewelry, 1930 - 1960, The Wearable Art Movement.

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