Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Up for auction is exquisite and highly collectible vintage OWL PERCHED ON A BRANCH brooch by CORO. The brooch is exceedingly well made and enamelled in pink and blue. The bird's eyes are set with oval aquamarine blue rhinestones. This brooch was designed by the most famous Coro jewellery designer Adolph Katz in 1948. It is featured in Julia C. Carroll's "Collecting Costume Jewelry 202" book (see pictures).

Condition: good vintage condition as pictured, with a secure/safety clasp, all stones are present

Estimated Age: from 1948

Dimensions: 40 mm x 40 mm

Signed/Marked: CORO DES PAT PEND
A book could be written on Coro, but I will just give the highlights. Founded in 1901 by Emanuel Cohn and Gerald Rosenberg in New York. By mid 1920s Coro was the largest manufacturer of costume jewellery. They ceased production in 1979. Coro used many different marks: Coro in use since 1919, Corocraft since 1937, Corocraft after World War II, Pegasus (winged horse) after World War II.

Material: metal

Postage: I am always happy to combine postage with no extra charge. Choose the postage you would like to go for on one purchase and the "combining postage" on all the others.
The tracked options with NZ Post and Fastway Couriers are non-signature options. Please contact me if you would like me to add the "Signature Requested" options. FW Couriers may not be available to all addresses.

Be sure to check my other auctions for more of these gorgeous vintage and contemporary jewellery items. I welcome any questions and will answer honestly and to my best knowledge. And just in case you might be interested: On the “My profile” page I have posted a few information about the definition of vintage jewellery.
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Fastway Couriers, with tracking (non-rural only)$3.50
  • NZ Standard Post, no tracking (non-rural only)$3.50
  • NZ Standard Post to rural addresses, no tracking$6.70
  • Tracked Courier Post to all rural addresses$7.70
  • I am buying more and would like to combine postage$0.00
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Gisborne, Gisborne, NZ

Payment options

  • Other options
    NZ bank deposit

Ping and Afterpay include:

Buyer Protection Learn More