Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900
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Art Nouveau Signed Opal Diamond Garnet Butterfly Brooch Circa 1900

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This special signed Art Nouveau butterfly brooch features natural opals diamonds and demantoid garnets. Circa 1910

Description:

Superbly crafted in 14k gold with wings displaying a cross-hatch finish. The butterfly's body is set with both round and long oval natural opals with further opals set into the lower wings. A single round cut diamond is set in a diamond setting to each top wing and the insect's eyes are formed as gold balls coated with black enamel and bezel set with demantoid garnets.

  • Hallmarked 14 Karat gold with a patent date of nov. 30 '86(1886)
  • Butterfly measures 2.5 cm in height with a wingspan of 4.9 cms
  • Weight: 8.6 grams
  • Large oval opal to the body measures 4 x 13 mms
  • Round opal to the body measures 4 mms diameter
  • 2 x smaller round opals to the wings measure 3 mm each
  • 2 x round cut diamonds 0.02 cts each - VS - G/H color (estimated)
  • Demantoid garnets: 2 x round cuts
Made in 14 karat yellow gold, the highly collectible bejeweled butterfly brooch is signed to the reverse with a H and 14 inside of it (makers mark for the A.J. hedges Co. of Newark NJ in business from 1866). The company is known for its outstanding Art Nouveau jewelry pieces, some of which can be found in the Newark Museum of Decorative Arts today.

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Ref: N223



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