Sale 19JL03 | Lot 103

Antique and Retro Gold, Platinum, Silver, Cabochon Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond Dragonfly Brooches

Catalogue: Fine Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 103
Antique and Retro Gold, Platinum, Silver, Cabochon Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond Dragonfly Brooches
Oval, round & pear-shaped cabochon rubies, square-cut sapphires, rose-cut diamonds, antique brooch with 'en tremblant wings, with French assay mark, retro brooch with hinged wings, c. 1890 & 1940, ap. 16.5 dwts.


C Property of an East Coast Lady

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $1,625 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Antique dragonfly: tarnish on front and back. Wings are 'en tremblant'.
2 1/16 x 2 5/8 inches.

Retro dragonfly:
Rose-cut diamonds: G-H-I-VS, several SI.
Rubies: deep pinkish to purplish red, moderately to very included, several cavities & surface-reaching inclusions, good polish.
Sapphires: medium to medium deep violetish blue, several chips on step facets.
Wings hinge, one slightly loosely hinged.
Some tarnish on gold wings on front and back.
2 3/8 x 2 13/16 inches.


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: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $1,625 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fine Jewelry

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