09-25-2018 09-25-2018
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3144B Boston
September 25, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

18kt Gold and Cultured Pearl Brooch, John Donald

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 3144B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 25, 2018 10:00AM


18kt Gold and Cultured Pearl Brooch, John Donald, London, 1971, designed as waving hands, lg. 2 in., maker's mark and hallmarks.

Note: John Donald is a British jeweler, designer, and goldsmith who revolutionized the ideals of glamor and modernity in jewelry in the 20th century, and attracted the patronage of HRH The Princess Margaret. His work is in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Schmuckmuseum in Pforzheim, and the Royal Museum, Edinburgh.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Very minor evidence of glue residue to pearls, not obtrusive. Minor wear and tarnish, otherwise good.

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