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Enamel and Diamond Exotic Bird Brooch

Auction:
2771B
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2771B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Enamel and Diamond Exotic Bird Brooch, with elaborately enameled plumage and set with old single- and old mine-cut diamonds, platinum-topped 18kt gold mount, 12.0 dwt, lg. 2 1/2 in., (enamel loss).
Estimate $800-1,200

Areas of enamel loss to green and red tail feathers, down to metal, bright, lively old diamonds, some with minor facet nicks, only visible under magnification.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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