Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, baguettes
Reference: Design, construction, and non-use of Sterling date this to 1941, the metallic enamel birds collection - see Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 1 pp 48-53. Schiffer, Fun Jewelry, p. 69. An example missing its spatule tails (and misdated) is pictured in Luxe et Fantaisie: Bijoux de la collection Barbara Berger (Paris 2003), p. 106. David Attenborough's video of this remarkable bird ('Prize Flight') is at http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Marvellous_Spatuletail
Condition: Excellent, apart from some plating wear on the beak
Size: 5.5" x 2.65"
Price: US$2875 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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