Sale 12JL03 | Lot 418

Belle Epoque Platinum, Diamond and Natural Pearl Brooch

Catalogue: Important Estate Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 418
Belle Epoque Platinum, Diamond and Natural Pearl Brooch
Topped by a delicate diamond-set bow supporting a diamond-set garland swag, centering one drop-shaped iridescent yellowish brown/black button pearl approximately 9.3 to 11.5 x 14.8 mm., suspending one oval iridescent yellowish brown/black pearl approximately 6.6 to 6.8 x 7.7 mm., circa 1910.

With The Gem and Pearl Laboratory report no. 04165 stating that the pearls are natural, saltwater, no evidence of treatment, the drop-shaped pearl with worked base.


Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Large pearl: yellowish-brown with iridescent pink and green hues, some rippling, attached to engraved platinum flower on reverse, roundish in back, not flat, but not as round as front, good luster.

Small pearl: yellowish-brown/black with bubbling and faint hairline crack that does not break surface, round in back, good luster.

Good condition. Well-made. 2 1/16 x 1 1/2".


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Estate Jewelry

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 10am EDT
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