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Designed by Gene Verrecchio for Coro, this pair of love birds are called, Mr. and Mrs. Bird. There is a patent drawing for this delightful pair, #125976, issued March 18, 1941. Both birds are enameled in two shades of blue with yellow feet and beaks, red enameled eyes and rhinestone-studded feathers at the top of a wing. Mr. Bird sports a black enameled top hat with red stripe and a red enameled hooked cane.
Each bird is 2" wide and 1" tall
Both have robin's egg blue glass cabochon "jelly bellies".
Condition: Excellent with tiny bits of enamel loss around the edge of the top hat. Rare to find in condition this good.
Pale yellow faceted crystals form petals around the cognac jelly belly centers. Gold tone stems shoot out from between the petals and are tipped with...