09-15-2009 09-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2471 Boston
September 15, 2009 10:00 AMCalender
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Art Deco Platinum, Carved Sapphire, Onyx, and Diamond Brooch

$6,221$5,250
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2471 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 15, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco Platinum, Carved Sapphire, Onyx, and Diamond Brooch, designed as a balustrade, set throughout with old single-cut diamonds, the flower pot brimming with carved sapphire and diamond melee foliage, and onyx beads, pearl accent, approx. total diamond wt. 1.75 cts., millegrain highlights, lg. 1 5/8 in.

Note: A similar ArtDeco brooch is pictured in "Brooches: Timeless Adornment" by Lori Ettlinger Gross, p. 48.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Balustrade Brooch
minute nicks to two sapphires
pleasant face up white diamonds
pinstem with some minute areas of goldish solder, possible from the making

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Lori Ettlinger Gross