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Etruscan Revival 18kt Gold and Enamel Brooch, Eugene Fontenay

Auction:
2993B
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2993B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 21, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Etruscan Revival 18kt Gold and Enamel Brooch, Eugene Fontenay, France, depicting an equestrian event, suspending a plaque with Greek motto, completed by urn fringe and applied bead, ropetwist, and flower motif accents, lg. 1 3/4 in., French maker's mark and guarantee stamps.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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

Eugene Fontenay, 1st millennium BC, Culture, Etruscan, Etruscan language, Historical linguistics, France

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