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Art Nouveau Style Plique-a-Jour Enamel and Diamond Dragonfly Brooch

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
70A
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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

Description:

Art Nouveau Style Plique-a-Jour Enamel and Diamond Dragonfly Brooch, France, the plique-a-jour wings edged with rose-cut diamonds set en tremblent, body and green enamel head set with old European, old mine and old single-cut diamond melee, engraved legs, silver and platinum-topped 18kt gold mount, guarantee stamp, 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
Provenance: The Edith Weber Jewelry Collection.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Some plique panels restored, en tremblent mechanism rigid. Fissure to left top wing.


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.

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France, Art Nouveau, Arts, Culture, Decorative arts, Diamond, Jewellery, Plique-à-jour, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel

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