*Italy 1960 Mid-century 18 kt yellow gold chinoiserie brooch with carved coral
Chinoiserie brooch from the mid-century period.
Beautiful three-dimensional piece created in Italy during the mid-century period, circa 1960's. This brooch has been crafted with chinoiserie patterns in solid yellow gold of 18 karats and is suited, with a hinged vertical pin to wear as a brooch. This can be also used as a pendant.
The main element is the carved piece of natural coral, depicting the elongated portrait face of a bald and bearded monk, with closed eyes.
Have a total weight of 11.5 Grams and a measures of 46 mm by 17.5 mm (1.81 x 0.67 Inches).
Note: The coral is natural, not dyed, even in color with no spots and from the Sardinia region in southern Italy.
It is in perfect condition and lustrous.
INVENTORY REF: P0000XSCE/.2764