• Jewels : The Geneva Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 1371

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale

    18 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 74

    A PAIR OF ART DECO 'GROSEILLIER' CULTURED PEARL EAR CLIPS AND BROOCH, BY RENÉ BOIVIN

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    A PAIR OF ART DECO 'GROSEILLIER' CULTURED PEARL EAR CLIPS AND BROOCH, BY RENÉ BOIVIN
    Comprising a brooch, of bombé design set with five graduated lines of cultured pearls each with central boule detail; and a pair of ear clips en suite, circa 1940, brooch 4.4 cm and ear clips 2.5 cm long, with French import marks for silver and gold
    Signed R.Boivin (2)


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    Cf. Françoise Cailles, René Boivin Joaillier, les Editions de l'Amateur, 1994, cover and page 86, for a 'Groseillier' clip made in 1937, designed by Juliette Moutard