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Art Deco Egyptian Revival Gem-set Plaque Brooch, France

Auction:
2515B
Lot:
750
Sold for:
$29,625$25,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2515B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco Egyptian Revival Gem-set Plaque Brooch, France, with buffed coral, onyx, and emerald sphinx, and various other Egyptian motifs, on a ground of old European and single-cut diamonds, millegrain accents, 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in., maker's mark and guarantee stamp, (losses).
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Two diamonds missing, one under bird motif center top visible in photo, other above lotus motif, some loss to coral and and onyx, small break to frame under plaque, break to mount where diamond missing, loss at neck of sphinx, loss to calibre onyx top left, various fractures to coral and onyx bars.

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France, Coral, Egyptian Revival architecture, Onyx

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