I love this brooch! The kite’s enamel is polka dots on one side, stripes on the other, overlain with rich red. The piece is adorable right down to the realistic tail of the kite.
Measurements: 3.75 by 2 inches (9.5 by 5.1 cm)
Marks: Matisse © Renoir
References: Per Illusion Jewels, the company operated from 1946 to 1964. Based on the signature, this piece dates from the late 1950’s to early 1960’s.