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Art Nouveau Sterling Silver, Plique-a-Jour Enamel, and Gem-set Butterfly Pendant/B

Auction:
2471
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2471
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau Sterling Silver, Plique-a-Jour Enamel, and Gem-set Butterfly Pendant/B the plique-a-jour enamel wings with cushion-cut blue stone and seed pearl accents, cabochon red stone eyes, lg. 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Butterfly
One seed pearl missing.
some small shrinkage cracks
Very minute loupe visible only loss to lower right tip of wing
Blue stones likely glass.

Keywords

Butterfly, Cabochon, Cut, Decorative arts, Gemstones, Pearl, Plique-à-jour, Vitreous enamel

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