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    Sale 1991

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    16 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 185

    AN ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND AND ONYX BROOCH, BY GEORGES FOUQUET

    Price Realised  

    AN ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, DIAMOND AND ONYX BROOCH, BY GEORGES FOUQUET
    The octagonal frosted rock crystal openwork plaque of geometric design, accented by carved onyx panels, surrounded by old mine and single-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, circa 1925, with French assay marks and maker's mark, in a Georges Fouquet brown suede fitted case
    Signed G. Fouquet for Georges Fouquet


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    Cf. Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Les Fouquet, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1984, page 164

    Cf. Precious Gems: Jewellery from Eight Centuries, Exhibition Catalogue, National Museum, Stockholm, 9 June - 15 October 2000, page 199

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    Literature

    Penny Proddow, Diamonds: A Century of Spectacular Jewels, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1996, page 64