06-14-2011 06-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2550B Boston
June 14, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Antique 18kt Gold and Micromosaic Brooch

$1,778$1,500
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2550B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Antique 18kt Gold and Micromosaic Brooch, very fine depiction of the doves of Pliny, within an elaborate frame with engraved foliate accents, lg. 2 3/8 in., French guarantee stamps.
Estimate $800-1,200

Black glass background with a couple of surface scratches, one long one running from bird's beak to edge, and a couple of minor edge nicks. The scene itself is without visible issues. Mount with some tarnish.