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    Diamond, Chrysoprase, Enamel, Gold Clip-Brooch, Frascarolo
    The lion brooch features single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.60 carat, enhanced by oval-shaped chrysoprase cabochon eyes, set in 18k gold, having black and red enamel accents, marked FC for Frascarolo. Gross weight 62.00 grams.
    Dimensions: 3-1/4 inches x 1-7/8 inches x 1 inch

    Property of a Private Massachusetts Collector


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Single-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Emerald
    Shape(s): Cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A frisky feline fit for a fête! Marked MODELE DEPOSE FC 750/18 MADE IN ITALY. Completed by a double pinstem and catch on the reverse.
    Frascarolo: Pierino Frascarolo (1928 – 1976) was born in Milan, Italy. Beginning his career in jewelry as an apprentice with the Fratelli Lunati Company, Frascarolo then went on to found his own jewelry business with Aldo Lenti. During the 1960s, Frascarolo became well known for his animal creations in enamel and gold. Frascarolo and Lenti eventually parted ways and Frascarolo went on to form Frascarolo & Co. in New York City with Adriano Gugliada.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    23rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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