Hibiscus

Hibiscus

Herbarium Nr 124 Scientific Name HIBISCUS Common Name Hibiscus, rose mallow, China rose Type Brooch Place Probably Belgium Date Ca. 1920 Collected by Unknown. Mark on the double clip: DEPOSE Material 750/000 yellow and white gold 18 k, emerald, ruby (not tested), single cut and old mine cut diamonds. Size 28,7 x 26,2 mm Total Weight 6,5 grams Condition Good Price Sold     This refined Giardinetto brooch was sold a bit too soon. I didn’t make a sound photo for this website, but I showed it at Battersea, where it found a caring new owner. I’m sure these flowers will…

Art deco enamel watch

Art deco enamel watch

Herbarium Nr. 143 Scientific Name TEMPUS FUGIT Common Name Geometric floral pattern Type Watch Place Switzerland Date Approximately 1925 Collected by G.F  Case nr 1548764 Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel, watch, silk strap with period 18 k gold clasp Size 44,39 x 15,23 mm Total Weight 12,9 grams Condition Good. Price 1650 EUR     *   Please follow and like us:

sweet violet

A blue sweet violet

Herbarium Nr 028 Scientific Name VIOLA ODORATA Common Name Sweet violet, wood violet Type Brooch Place Austrian importmark Date 1922-1925 Collected by Unknown. As the Austrian mark is an importmark, it might be German lapidary from Idar Oberstein. Material Dyed chalcedony, nephrite, old mine cut diamonds, platinum and 585/1000 gold 14 k Size 61,8 x 20 mm Total Weight 9,8 grams Condition Good Price Sold     The sweet violet is an edible flower of ancient legend, with even medicinal properties. References to violets and the desirable nature of the fragrance go back to classical sources such as Pliny. The typical scent of…

1910 · 1920's · Austria-Hungary · Brooch · Maple seed · Old European cut diamond · Old mine cut diamond · Samara

Maple seed

Herbarium Nr 009 Scientific Name ACERACEA Common Name Maple seed Type Brooch Place Made in Austria-Hungary Date 1910-1920 Collected by Hallmarked U.C. Material Old European cut diamond, 0.2 ct 585/1000 gold Size 15,9 x 42,5 mm Total Weight 3,6 grams Condition Good Price Sold     * Please follow and like us:

1920's · Art deco · Berry · Brooch · Celtic · Coral · Scandinavian

Rowan Tree

Herbarium Nr 001 Scientific Name ROSACEAE Sorbus Aucuparia Common Name Rowan Tree Type Brooch Place Made in Stockholm Date T7 = 1921 Collected by Made by Märta af Ekenstam (1880-1939) Material Precious coral, ivory and embossed 750/1000 gold Size 45 x 33,5 mm Total Weight 12,4 grams Condition Good Price 3150 EUR     This art deco brooch has a characteristic symmetrical shape and sharp colour contrast. The floral ornamentation is stylized, but still to recognise as the branches of a rowan, a common tree in Swedish forests. In 1921, when Märtha Af Ekenstam designed this rowan brooch, coral and ivory were…