Mother-of-pearl, turquoise and diamond brooch and a cultured pearl and diamond ring, Sterlé, 1960s
10,000 - 15,000 CHF
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The brooch designed as a bird, the head set with a cabochon turquoise, the beak and eyes set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the body composed of mother-of-pearl, the tail and wings of worked gold highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Sterlé, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, two small diamonds deficient; the ring set with a baroque shaped cultured pearl within a worked two tone gold mount set with brilliant-cut diamonds, size 44, signed Sterlé, French assay mark.
Cf.: Viviane Jutheau, Sterlé Joaillier, Paris, 1990, for an illustration of a brooch of similar design.