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    Diamond, Yellow Sapphire, Mother-of-Pearl, Gold, Sterling Silver Brooch-Necklace, Erté
    The Sophistication brooch-necklace features full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.00 carat, enhanced by round-cut yellow sapphires weighing a total of approximately 0.85 carat, accented by carved mother-of-pearl, set in sterling silver and 14k gold, marked Erté, number 86/250. Gross weight 84.60 grams.
    Length: 16 inches
    Centerpiece Dimensions: 3-5/8 inches x 1 inch


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): full, single-cut
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Mother-of-pearl, Yellow Sapphire
    Shape(s): Round, Carved
    Count: 26 - 50
    Avg Quality: Good

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: An extremely chic convertible design! Marked ©CFA STER & 14K, 86/250. The chain tassels extend 2 inches from the bottom of the centerpiece. Accompanied by signed Circle Gallery box.
    Erté: Known by the pseudonym Erté, Romain de Tirtoff (Nov. 23 1892 – Apr. 21 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer. He broke his family’s tradition of pursuing a career in the Russian Navy and moved to Paris as a young adult. His career in design promptly took off when he began working for Harper’s Bazaar. After decades of focusing on apparel, interior design, and posters for theatre, he expanded his work into the field of wearable art. The renewed interest in Art Deco in the sixties led to a career revival for Erte. Since his death in 1990, several well-known museums have continued to showcase his work. Today, the Erté name lives on through the jewelry line, with the motto “Art to Wear.”

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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