Antique sapphire, diamond and enamel renaissance revival brooch


Antique sapphire, diamond and enamel renaissance revival brooch by Boucheron, Paris c.1905, workshop maker's mark of Gustave Espinasse, designed as opposing polychrome basse taille enamel peacock heads with rose-cut diamond collars centred by a step-cut sapphire, in a rose cut diamond border, with pinecone motifs to the corners, suspending a pentagonal fancy-cut diamond mounted in gold.

Provenance

Descendants of the Walters Family of Baltimore and New York

Description:

The sapphire measuring approx. 16.75x13.00x6.55mm The diamond measuring approx. 13.30x10.30x3.35mm

Gustave Espinasse produced jewellery for Boucheron between 1900 and 1908 in collaboration with designers such as master enameller Lucien Hirtz.

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