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$ 45,000

Raymond Yard Art Deco Diamond Emerald and Platinum Watch/Brooch

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes "Yard"
Origin United States
Period 1900-1949
Materials Platinum, 18k gold, diamonds, emeralds
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1920s
Description An American Art Deco platinum and 18 karat gold lapel watch with diamonds and emeralds by Raymond Yard. The lapel watch has 272 round-cut, baguette, and half moon diamonds with an approximate total weight of 3.75 carats, 9 cabochon and carved emeralds with an approximate total weight of 3.60 carats. The watch is designed as a diamond- encrusted basket with carved emerald leaves hanging from a pavè diamond encrusted bar with baguette and round diamond threads. Movement by Patek Philippe. The earliest Yard watches were of these pendant designs. The crystal has been replaced.

Pictured in Yard The Life and Magnificent Jewelry of Raymond C. Yard, by Natasha Kuzmanovic, forward by David Rockefeller, Vendome Press, 2007, page 221, Plate 316.

2-3/4'' length x 1-3/4'' width
Gemstones Diamond, Emerald
Metals Gold, Platinum
Gender Ladies'
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Fine Jewelry, Signed Pieces
Dealer Reference Number BO-18429
Incollect Reference Number 285553
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