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Art Nouveau 18kt Gold, Carved Opal, and Demantoid Garnet Figural Brooch

Auction:
2550B
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

Art Nouveau 18kt Gold, Carved Opal, and Demantoid Garnet Figural Brooch, probably Continental, the female figure with wildly flowing hair, circular-cut demantoid garnet accents, further set with three opal doublets, lg. 2 in., no. X755, with obscured mark.
Estimate $800-1,200

Evidence of repair to back, ropetwist at neck hiding break in opal, wear commensurate with age.

Keywords

Garnet Figural Brooch, Chrysoritis, Demantoid, Doublet, Garnet, Gemstones, Opal

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