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French humming bird
€3,200.00

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Absolutely delightful fine and delicate humming bird. This brooch will stand out on an uni color jacket.


Popular birds of the 1950s
Under the influence of Hollywood and Walt Disney Cartoons, all sorts of whimsical animals and especially birds like highly stylized parrots and birds of paradise came into fashion in the 1950s. Bright enamels and rich gem colour combinations were particular popular. Some popular bird names of those times were Lauren Bacall, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich and Lana Turner. But what do you think of my French humming bird? 18K gold and beautiful rich enamel.

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French gold and enamel humming bird brooch

A 18K yellow gold brooch of a humming bird sitting on a branch in multi-color enamel. The head and the wings are in dark blue, the neck and tail in green and a little orange tail feathers.

Hallmarks: French eagle (aigle) for 18K gold on the pin and on the branch

Master mark on the branch “J”.

Diamonds & Colored stones: None

Dimensions: 5 cm x 2.5 cm. Total brute weight: 11.4 grams

Period: 1950-1960

Condition: The enamel is in very good condition.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Material 18K gold
Era 1950 - 1960
Organic No
Gemstone No
Signed Yes
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