1960s French Bird of Paradise Gold brooch

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This is a well executed bird of paradise on a branch. The bird is realistically hand carved with a small ruby eye and flamboyant tail feathers. It has a double prong brooch attachment on the verso.

Details

  • Stone
    Ruby
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    5 in. L
    13 cm L
  • Length
    5 in. (13 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Aspen, CO
  • Reference Number
    LU192937202
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2011

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Located in Aspen, CO

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