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Art Nouveau 14kt Gold Lorgnette

Auction:
2510
Lot:
673
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2510
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau 14kt Gold Lorgnette, depicting a male visage emerging from a cascade of flowering fronds with exotic bird and serpent motifs, 23.2 dwt, American maker's mark.
Estimate $600-800

Maltese cross motif maker's mark . Lg. 5 in., at its widest 1 3/16. Overall very good. Light surface scratches and wear to extremities, but quite minor. Mechanism holds firmly in place and stays upright, but is very slightly loose from age.

Keywords

Lorgnette, Serpent

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