Description

    Diamond, Rock Crystal Quartz, Gold Ring, Mauboussin
    The ring features a rock crystal quartz sphere, enhanced by full-cut diamonds, set in 18k gold, marked Mauboussin, Paris. Gross weight 25.50 grams.
    Size: 4-3/4 (sizeable)


    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Rock Crystal Quartz
    Shape(s): Sphere
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A very stylish and chic ring. Interior of ring shank has sizing beads. Marked, Mauboussin, Paris, 0983, French assay marks. Sizing might disrupt the marks.

    Mauboussin: It was Paris 1827, the year when the House of Mauboussin opened. The firm specialized in highly stylized architectural jewels set with precious gems of vibrant hue, accented by sparkling white diamonds. They exhibited at the 1925 International Exhibition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and won the grand prize. Georges Mauboussin believed that jewelry should reflect the wearer's personality with a jeweled accent. Its Reflection series struck a chord with socialites and celebrities, such as Marlene Dietrich, who flocked to Mauboussin. The company opened offices in Buenos Aires and London prior to New York, in 1929. The ill-timed opening of their New York branch coincided with the stock market crash the same year. A weakened Mauboussin merged with Trabert & Hoeffer, Inc.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    25th Monday
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