13 November 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
A NOVELTY ENAMEL, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY E. WOLFE & CO.
Designed as a headmaster gold owl with black enamel gown, mortar board and tie, emerald eyes, diamond eyebrows and buttons, mounted in platinum and gold, 3.8 cm, with British assay mark for gold
Signed EW & Co. for E. Wolfe & Co.
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This series of novelty brooches was designed in 1963 by A.B. Winchcombe, twice winner of the Cartier Art Council Award at Goldsmiths Hall.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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