Sale 15JL04 | Lot 35

Antique Gold and Micromosaic Brooch

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 35
Antique Gold and Micromosaic Brooch
The large rectangular brooch of stylized key-fret motif, centering a micromosaic depicting four birds atop a bird bath, with black tesserae background, atop a green table, edged by a red, blue, white and yellow micromosaic decorative pattern, framed by rope-twist gold, with pendant circle link, circa 1870, several tesserae missing, approximately 52 dwts. gross.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $4,062 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Chip at bottom left corner, slightly visible to eye. Several hairline cracks along edge.

Some tarnish along edge of gold frame.

Overall good condition, very nice micromosaic work. 2 1/4 x 3 1/8 inches.

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $4,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Jewelry

Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 10am EDT
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