Gold and Amethyst Brooch, c. 1835, collet-set with foil-backed amethysts, pendant removable, framed by repousse scrolls, glass compartment en verso, lg. 3 3/4 in.
Note: Lots 133 through 229 are property from the Nancy and Gilbert Levine collection, donated to the Toledo Museum of Art and sold to benefit its future acquisitions. The collection formed the Museum of Arts and Sciences travelling exhibition "A Century of Jewelry & Gems: 1785-1885" which was accompanied by a published catalogue in 1995.
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