Lot 30
Vintage Gold and Gem-Set Insect Brooch
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The bee with an oval cabochon emerald head and an oval cut amethyst body (23.3 x 16.9 x 12.74 mm) weighing approximately 26.0 carats, with elongated oval cut amethyst wings, and with green stone accents (possibly tourmaline), legs and antennae designed in high polish yellow gold, completed with single locking pin stem and stamped 14K.

2.25 x 1 7/8 in.

13.4 dwt.

Private Collection, North Shore, Chicago

Cabochon emerald with minute nicks and abrading visible under magnification; otherwise, good estate condition.

$800 - 1,600