*Giovanni Corletto 1960 Venice Chinoiserie dragon brooch 18 kt & platinum with enamel and 2.32 Cts in diamonds
Chinoiserie mythological dragon brooch, designed by Oreste Giovanni Corletto.
Gorgeous and fantastic piece crated in Venice, Italy by the famous jewelry house of Corletto, circa 1960. This brooch has been carefully crafted with impeccable details in solid yellow gold of 18 karats and platinum for the diamonds settings. Decorated with exceptional applications of white and red hot enamels.
The brooch represent a mythological chinoiserie dragon with fish tails and is suited at the reverse, with a double hinged pins for stability with a trombone lock for security
The platinum parts are embellished with 44 round brilliant cut diamonds, 2.32 carats, F/G color, VS-2 clarity. The eyes are accented, with a pair of round brilliant cut of Burmese red rubies 0.10 Ctw.
It is pretty heavy and large, with a total weight of 54.5 grams and a measures of 67 mm by 41 mm.
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the serial numbers and the assay hallmark, "18 K ITALY".
Note: Giovanni Corletto was the head of the Italian family of master jewelers from Venice, commonly know as Corletto. Oreste Giovanni Corletto trademarked the "Corletto" name for use with jewelry in 1962 and began offering fine jewelry designs in 1963.
It is in perfect condition, with impeccable enamel. Have a great eye appeal!.
INVENTORY REF: P0000SENN/1.310