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Arts and Crafts Moonstone and Sapphire Brooch, Edward Oakes

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
200A
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Arts and Crafts Moonstone and Sapphire Brooch, Edward Oakes, bezel-set with six moonstone cabochons and five circular-cut sapphires, silver and gold mount, unsigned, lg. 2 in.

Note: Accompanied by a letter authenticating the brooch from Susan Oakes Peabody.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Susan Oakes Peabody has also included a copy of a page from Edward Oakes stock book which lists a moonstone and Montana sapphire brooch sold in 1931. Moonstones with blue adularescence. Light surface scratches.


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.

Keywords

Susan Oakes Peabody, Edward Oakes, Brooch, Cabochon, Crystallography, Dielectrics, Matter, Mineralogy, Moonstone, Optical materials, Oxide minerals, Sapphire, Superhard materials, Transparent materials

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