JAR MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND AND LACQUER 'PARROT TULIP' BROOCH
JAR MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND AND LACQUER 'PARROT TULIP' BROOCH
JAR MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND AND LACQUER 'PARROT TULIP' BROOCH
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The Estate of Ann Getty
JAR MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND AND LACQUER 'PARROT TULIP' BROOCH

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JAR MULTI-GEM, DIAMOND AND LACQUER 'PARROT TULIP' BROOCH
Designed as a parrot tulip, round rubies, pink sapphires, green garnets, green tourmalines, and diamonds, black lacquer, 18k yellow and rose gold (French mark) and silver, 1991, signed JAR Paris

Size/Dimensions: 10.1 x 11.0 cm (3 7⁄8 x 4 3⁄8 in)
Gross Weight: 99.5 grams
Literature
JAR Paris I, Paris, Art Books International, 2002, no. 51
Exhibited
London, Somerset House, The Gilbert Collection Trust, Jewels by JAR Paris, 2 November 2002 - 26 January 2003
San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor Museum, Masterpieces of French Jewelry, 20 February 2007 - 10 June 2007
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jewels by JAR, 19 November 2013 - 9 March 2014

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Lot Essay


The ‘Parrot’ tulip, so named for its combination of bright colors and prized for its rarity, invokes the celebrated tulip fields of Holland and pays homage to Ann Getty’s Dutch heritage.


This jewel is photographed over an 18th century textile selected from the Ann and Gordon Getty Collection.
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