Lot 33
18KT Gold, Emerald, and Diamond Clip Brooch, France
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1960s, designed in a pear motif, body set with (70) round cabochon emeralds weighing approximately 7.70 total carats, with single cut diamond accents and suspended from diamond accented foliage of bead set single cut and round brilliant cut diamonds, completed with hinged double pin stem and trombone closure, marked France / 18KT / 750, with workshop marks "pHb" and "JW." The (76) single cut diamonds weigh approximately .55 total carat (G-H-I color, VS1-SI1 clarity) and the (42) round brilliant cut diamonds weigh approximately 1.32 total carats (G-H color, VS1-SI1 clarity). Total diamond weight of 1.87 carats.

1.75 in.

11.5 dwt.

From the Estate of Beatrice Fabry Seligman and by Descent
Born in Paris, France in 1929 to Jules and Bella Feldman, Russian émigrés who fled the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, Beatrice spent her life in Paris, New York, London, and finally returning to Paris in 1967 where she lived until her death in 2009. Beatrice acquired her jewelry pieces from her childhood friend, Serge Weissager, who, according to family history, was one of the Russian émigrés employed by Van Cleef & Arpels for their design work.

Good estate condition.

$1,500 - 3,500