*Tiffany & Co. 1960 by Schlumberger 18 kt gold earrings with applied enamel
Rare pair of earrings designed by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.
An unusual pair created at the beginning of the 1960's at the Schlumberger studios in New York city. Conceived, with a bold look and crafted in solid 18 karats yellow gold. This pair is suited with posts for pierced ears (removable) and hinged omega backs for fastening clips.
Embellished with applications of vivid green and blue hot enamel over a guilloche foiled pattern.
This pair have a total weight of 20.9 grams and a measures of 24 mm by 20 mm.
Both are stamped at the reverse with the hallmarks, "TIFFANY & CO. SCHLUMBERGER 18 KT".
In 1956 the president of tiffany & co. Walter Hovin asked Jean Schlumberger to begin designing for the firm. He had his own workshop at the company until his retirement in the late 1970's and was eventually made vice president of the company. Schlumberger design's at tiffany were remarkable for their whimsical interpretation of natural forms. He was especially inspired by the sea creatures and others animals. He was an exceptional designer, jeweler and a master enameller.
They are in perfect condition with vibrant colors.
INVENTORY REF: E0000MEIR/.5024