09-15-2009 09-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2471 Boston
September 15, 2009 10:00AMCalender

Art Deco Platinum, Carved Sapphire, Onyx, and Diamond Brooch

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


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


Lori Ettlinger Gross, Brooch, Diamond, Gemstones, Sapphire