Deliciously distinctive and aesthetically divine, this ethereal, handwrought, variegated plique-a-jour enamel and silver gilt filigree hummingbird brooch is a must-have accessory for one who wishes to embrace its symbolism of resurrection, infinite wisdom, and boundless possibility in searingly stylish fashion. Absolutely exquisite piece of wearable, diminutive Italian art...
Composition: Gold plated silver and vitreous enamels.
Period: Circa 1960s.
Weight: 5.4 grams.
Marks: '800' in an oval cartouche and "☆ 79 GE" in an elongated polygon on pin reverse.
Condition: Excellent to near mint.
Dimensions: 1 7/8" height x 1" length.
Please Note: Images are enlarged to show detail. Actual dimensions listed above. Layaway is available.
If paying via PayPal, this item will only ship to the confirmed, buyer/seller protection eligible address (i.e., we can only mail orders to the confirmed address under which payment has been made). Once payment is processed, packages will ship within 24-48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) via signature or delivery confirmed, insured USPS Priority mail (2-3 business day delivery). If an order needs to be further expedited and an alternate shipping method is required, please e-mail and/or call and leave a message (please note: the client will be invoiced/charged for any difference in cost).
If you have any questions regarding how to place or pay for an order; expediting an order; serviceable international shipping locations and cost; or need additional layaway information, please e-mail by clicking on the "Email Shop Owner" link or call 719.201.2218 (please specify the item and the nature of the inquiry so that we may respond accordingly). For messages received Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. MST, we will reply by the following day except holidays.
Where Celebrated Vintage Innovation and Design Collaborate to Create Unsurpassed Style.
Exceptional and eclectic offerings featuring the daring and innovative materials, designs, and designers of the 20th Century.