Kochert Chalcedony Penguin Brooch c.1950
An unusual and quirky carved Penguin Brooch in a design typical of the 1950's. The penguin is realistically figured from carved chalcedony (a blue-ish form of quartz) and set with a cabochon ruby as an eye and 18ct gold wings, beak and feet.
The brooch was made by Kochert who are one of Austria's premier jewellers.
Price Code: C, £1000 - £2500
Era: Post-war, c.1940 - 1960
Measurements: Length 2.8cm; Weight 14.4g
Hallmarks: Stamped with Austrian 18ct gold marks, Kochert Hallmark