Sale 19JL04 | Lot 112

High Karat Gold, Gold, Carved Nephrite and Colored Diamond Gorilla Clip-Brooch, Anthony J. Obara, Jr.

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 112
High Karat Gold, Gold, Carved Nephrite and Colored Diamond Gorilla Clip-Brooch, Anthony J. Obara, Jr.
24 & 14 kt., the sculpted textured gold gorilla face with 2 round ruby eyes, amidst a forest of bamboo shoots pavé-set with round & single-cut yellow, orange and brown diamonds approximately 2.80 cts., and carved nephrite leaves, signed AO Jr., approximately 84.4 dwts.

The colored diamonds have not been tested.

Clip-brooch originally made for Mrs. Gillet in honor of the 1988 Academy Award-nominated film 'Gorillas in the Mist', of which Mrs. Gillet was an enthusiastic benefactor.


C Estate of Elesabeth Ingalls Gillet

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Nephrite: medium mossy green with several black spots, translucent, good luster.

3 x 2 7/8 inches.


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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Jewelry

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