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    Diamond, Ruby, Enamel, Platinum, Gold Clip Brooch, David Webb
    The frog clip brooch features single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 carat, enhanced by ruby cabochon eyes, set in platinum and 18k gold, having white enamel accents, marked Webb. Gross weight 59.60 grams.
    Dimensions: 2 inches x 2-5/16 inches


    Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000.

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

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

    Metals:
    Platinum
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A delightfully unusual frog brooch! Marked WEBB PLAT 18K. Completed by a double pinstem and catch on the reverse. The enamel has slight discoloration. accompanied by signed box.
    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    November
    8th Friday
    Auction Dates
    December
    9th Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    113 Days
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    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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