Signed Coro Duette with the Pat. No. 1798867 on the frame and on one bird it has the number 126490 issued April of 1941. Silver tone rhodium plated metal with multi color enamel and clear round faceted rhinestones. This pair of parrots or love birds clip onto a frame to create one large brooch or can be removed and worn separately. Designed for Coro by Gene Verrecchio, a very well know and sought after design.
The brooch is 3 1/2" by 2" wide, weighs 30.4 grams..
Excellent vintage condition with slight enamel loss in spots that can be seen with a 30 X loupe but not the naked eye. It also has some peppering in some of the rhinestones.
Signed Coro Duette Silver Tone Enamel & Rhinestone Love Birds circa 1940