Jean Charles Mid 20th Century Multi-Gem Gold Platinum Bird Brooch

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A French Mid 20th Century 18 karat gold and platinum bird brooch with diamonds, rubies, turquoise and emerald by Jean Charles. The crown, wings and tail of the bird are intricately formed feathers in gold with a 11.60 carat cabochon ruby body, 36 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.20 carats, 6 marquise-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .60 carat, 21 turquoise cabochons, and an emerald cabochon eye. The tail of the bird is set on a hinge to allow movement.

Brooch has "JC" makers mark for Jean Charles, jeweler for Fouquet and fitted box that is marked Bertoni Milano.
(MG Inventory #BO12304)
Details
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1950s
Period
1950-1959
Metal
Platinum
18k Gold
Stone
Diamond
Emerald
Ruby
Turquoise
Condition
Excellent. Excellent.
Dimensions
5.25 in. H x 2.25 in. W
13 cm H x 6 cm W
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
JU12110689241
Macklowe Gallery Jewelry
(646) 759-9243
1stdibs Dealer since 2010 Located in New York, NY
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