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CLIP BROOCH

Made by: Joel Helft

Currently in storage


About this object

The Moderne style clip brooch is composed of twenty-five calibré-cut zircons, seven round zircons, three baguette-cut diamonds, and forty-one round diamonds mounted in platinum. It features three graduated openwork arches, culiminating at the bottom with the smallest. Each arch is set with calibré-cut zircons. In the center of the largest arch are seven round zircons. The design is enhanced by a pavé-set and baguette-cut diamond surmount and two smaller pavé-set diamond plaques. All the zircons are blue-green in color.

Object name:
CLIP BROOCH
Made from:
Zircons -- diamonds--platinum
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
1939
Size:
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.72.5
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK maiden's head for platinum on top left of brooch MARK GR with spade? for unknown maker on top left of brooch MARK GR with spade? for unidentified maker front of pin at back of brooch MARK maiden's head for platinum back of pin at back of brooch
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973