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Lot 33: A plique-à-jour enamel, eighteen karat gold and diamond pendant-brooch, Masriera,
07 November 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A plique-à-jour enamel, eighteen karat gold and diamond pendant-brooch, Masriera
depicting a winged nymph accented by a row of circular-cut diamonds and fresh water pearls, suspending from a link chain accented by pink and green enamel leaves.
Length: 18 in.; Brooch length: 2 3/4 in.
Property from a Kinnelon, New Jersey estate
Please note that all wear is consistent with age and use for all the above lots. The absence of a statement of surface or condition issues does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging
Please note that the all information provided such as weights, grades, color, clarity are approximate and the opinion of the jewelry department of Freeman's.
overall condition: very good, one cell next to body with hairline crack,
jump ring attached to chain and can be shortened.
estimated total diamond weight: 2.00carats.
serial number B-1843-B.
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Notes: Masriera is a Catalan firm established in 1839 in Barcelona and one of the oldest jewelry firms in Europe. He was inspired by Rene Lalique's enamels at the Paris Expo in 1900. He then became known for his Art Nouveau designs which started in 1901. The winged Nymph model is the most popular one of the firm.