Oreste Giovanni Corletto Enamel Gold Elephant Brooch

Rare vintage blue enamel and 18ct gold elephant brooch by Italian jewellery designer Oreste Giovanni Corletto.   Our elephant has a royal blue enamel head and curved trunk where she is holding a diamond.  She has large gold ribbed ears with a sapphire in the centre of each one, gold tusks and diamond set eyes.  There is a pin with sliding lock on the back to fix the brooch in place.  Weight 19.5gms; measurements from ear to ear, 4cms x height from the tip of the ears to the tip of the trunk, 4cms x depth 2cms.  Stamped 18kt, Italy, Corletto.  She is in excellent condition and dates from the 1960s.  Oreste Giovanni Corletto formed Corletto Inc fine jewelry in partnership with Tishman & Lipp in 1963 and were among the first to import a full collection of Italian merchandise for resale to the retail trade.  Corletto designs were inspired by nature and figurative art and known for fine quality and craftsmanship.

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