Offered by: Macklowe Gallery, Ltd
445 Park Avenue New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 212.644.6400


Art Nouveau Diamond, Amethyst, Pearl and Plique à Jour Enamel Brooch

$ 22,500
  • Description
    An Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and plique à jour brooch with diamond, amethysts and pearl by Louis Zorra. The brooch has an old mine-cut diamond with an approximate total weight of .65 carat, 21 round bezel-set amethysts with an approximate total weight of 1.10 carats, and a hanging, enamel-capped pearl.

    Similar pictured in Imperishable Beauty Art Nouveau Jewelry, by Yvonne J. Markowitz and Elyse Zorn Karlin, MFA Publications Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, pages 8 and 68.

    “Zorra was possibly born in Italy, working in Paris during the Art Nouveau period)...he moved to Paris from Asti, Italy, and exhibited at the Salon des artistes Français, receiving an honorable mention in 1902.” Markowitz and Karlin in Imperishable Beauty, pg. 151.

    Signed, “Emily C, Minor” “V.B.K. From C.W.W”.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: France
    Period: 1900-1949
    Materials: 18k Gold, Plique à Jour, Diamond, Amethysts, Pearl.
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: Circa 1900
    Gemstones: Amethyst, Diamond, Pearl
    Metals: Enamel, Gold
    Gender: Ladies'
    Styles / Movements: Art Nouveau, Fine Jewelry
    Dealer Reference #: BO-16930
    Incollect Reference #: 166020
  • Dimensions
    W. 1.5 in; H. 1.75 in;
    W. 3.81 cm; H. 4.45 cm;
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