• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1158

    THE JESSIE WOOLWORTH DONAHUE ART DECO MALACHITE, ONYX AND ENAMEL PICTURE FRAME, BY OSTERTAG

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    THE JESSIE WOOLWORTH DONAHUE ART DECO MALACHITE, ONYX AND ENAMEL PICTURE FRAME, BY OSTERTAG
    The rectangular beveled-edge black onyx frame, enhanced at the top and sides by malachite plaques with gold detail, the reverse set with a black enamel panel and gold monogram 'JWD', enhanced by cabochon pink sapphires, on a malachite, black onyx and gray agate stand with cabochon pink sapphire accents, mounted in gold, circa 1934, 16 x 11 x 7 ins., with maker's mark
    Signed Ostertag, Paris


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    Jessie Woolworth Donahue