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    Retro Emerald, Diamond, Platinum-Topped Gold Ring, Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin
    The ring features trapezoid-shaped emeralds ranging in size from 3.50 x 3.00 x 2.85 mm to 9.50 x 4.50 x 2.66 mm and weighing a total of approximately 3.25 carats, enhanced by full and transitional-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats, set in platinum-topped 14k gold, marked for Trabert & Hoeffer Mauboussin. Gross weight 12.60 grams.
    Size: 4 (sizeable)


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

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

    Metals:
    Platinum-Topped Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: One of a kind spectacular design! The ring is marked 5172 T & HM. The emerald has surface reaching inclusions.
    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 Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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