Giardinetto €1450

Herbarium No PF 157.3 Scientific Name GIARDINETTO Common Name Flowerbasket Type Brooch Place Austrian importmark on pin Date 1950s? Collected by Unknown Material Hessonite garnet vase, toumaline leafs, diamond and amethyst, toumaline, citrine flowers, 750/1000 and 585/1000 gold tested Size 35,4 x 22,8 mm Total Weight 8,1 grams Condition Good Price €1450 *

Alpine flowers €1750

Herbarium Nr 191 Scientific Name GIARDINETTO ALPINAE Common Name Bunch of Alpineflowers Type Brooch Place Austria Date 1930s Collected by M.A? V.K? Material Rose cut and old European cut diamonds, agate, carnelian, lapis lazuli, 585/1000 white gold 14ct, platinum settings Size 50,2 x 43,5 mm Total Weight 9,6 grams Condition Good Price € 1750     *

Bouquet Siess €1850

Herbarium No. 226 Scientific Name GIARDINETTO Common Name Bouquet Type Brooch Place Austria Date Circa 1910 Collected by Josef Siess Material  Reverse intaglio, 585/1000 gold 14 ct Size  25 mm Total Weight 8,4 grams Condition Good Price €1850     This brooch is made using a specific technique, a so-called ‘reverse intaglio’. A reverse crystal intaglio is a cabochon cut natural crystal with an intaglio carved into the flat underside. This image is painted and mounted on an opaque background (usually mother of pearl).  Finally, the back is sealed with gold, to preserve it. When viewed through the front, the…

three roses

Roses Vienna €850

Herbarium No. 039 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place Vienna Date Approximately 1910 Collected by Unknown hallmark: Ant 9? G? Material Rock crystal reverse intaglio, 585/1000 gold 14 ct Size  38,2 x 13,4 mm Total Weight 7,16 grams Condition Good Price 850 EUR     This brooch is marked with Viennese hallmarks. This specific technique is called ‘reverse intaglio’. A reverse crystal intaglio is a cabochon cut natural crystal with an intaglio carved into the flat underside. The roses were then realistically painted, and the stone mounted on an opaque background mother of pearl.  Finally, the back was sealed…

Lush basket of petunias reverse intaglio

Petunia basket €1650

Herbarium No. 032 Scientific Name PETUNIA Common Name Petunia Type Brooch Place Dutch hallmark Date Approximately 1910 Collected by Unknown Material Rock crystal reverse intaglio, Natural pearls 3 mm. 585/1000 gold 14 ct Size  35,9 x 20,6 mm Total Weight 9,9 grams Condition Good Price 1650 EUR     This brooch is marked with a Dutch hallmark, used 1906-1953. The colourful brooch is made in a specific technique, a so-called ‘reverse intaglio’. A reverse crystal intaglio is a cabochon cut natural crystal with an intaglio carved into the flat underside. This image is painted and mounted on an opaque background (usually…