DIAMOND 'BIRD' DOUBLE-CLIP BROOCH, CIRCA 1930 Designed as two fanciful lovebirds perching on a branch, the bodies pavé-set throughout with single-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 6.00 carats, mounted in platinum, detachable to form two clips.
Rare and Important 18 Karat Gold, Platinum, Faience, Diamond, Colored Stone and Enamel ‘Sekhmet’ Brooch, Cartier, Paris / Estimate: 200,000-300,000 USD / Lot Sold: 845,000 USD / Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s
VAN CLEEF & ARPELS PARIS Gold Butterfly Brooch Pendant
VAN CLEEF & ARPELS PARIS Gold Butterfly Brooch Pendant, An elegant 18K gold butterfly brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels - Paris, with a uniquely patterned hand engraved surface, set with diamonds, turquoise, sapphires, and rubies. France 1950s.
AN UNUSUAL DIAMOND DOG BROOCH, BY CARTIER . They describe the pin: "Designed as an articulated begging terrier with emerald eyes and onyx nose, a mechanism on the reverse allows the paw and tail to move, 4.2 cm, with French assay mark for platinum and gold, in red leather Cartier case." Price realized at auction was $62,937.