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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    A RETRO DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND RUBY "ROCKETTE" BROOCH, BY JOHN RUBEL

    Price Realised  

    A RETRO DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND RUBY "ROCKETTE" BROOCH, BY JOHN RUBEL
    Designed as an openwork circle of six Rockette dancers, each with a circular-cut diamond face and a sculpted gold dress decorated with either circular-cut rubies or sapphires, interspersed with single-cut diamonds, joined by garlands of circular-cut rubies or sapphires, mounted in gold, circa 1945
    Signed John Rubel Co.


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    Cf. Penny Proddow and Debra Healy, American Jewelry: Glamour and Tradition, Rizzoli, New York, 1987, page 148

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FOUNDATION