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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3144B Boston
September 25, 2018 10:00AMCalender

18kt Gold and Diamond Brooch, David Webb

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


18kt Gold and Diamond Brooch, David Webb, the mythical creature with lion's head and fish tail, with ruby eye and full-cut diamonds, 48.8 dwt, lg. 2 7/8 in., signed.

Note: A similar example of a lion-dragon in coral is pictured in a rendering in David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler, by Ruth Peltason, p. 212.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

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Ruth Peltason