Coro Pegasus 1940s Diamante/Sterling Duette Book Piece Known as Hoots
Vintage 1940s costume jewelry. Exceptional book piece mid-century diamante and vermeil duette. Piece contains sparkling emerald-green and clear rhinestones in a gold tone sterling silver setting (vermeil).
Duette measures 1-3/4 inches x 1-3/4 inches and can be worn as a pin. When removed from the frame, piece converts to two separate fur clips. Signed Coro Duette sterling with a patent number on the frame and Corocraft Sterling with the Pegasus mark on one of the owls. Patent on this piece was awarded to Adolph Katz for Coro on October 3, 1944. Duette is a book piece known as Hoots and has been featured in many costume jewelry books.
Duette has masterful design work with superb quality. In pristine condition with no chipped, missing, or damaged stones. There is no wear to the settings. Marvelous birthday, anniversary, or special occasion gift selection.