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Brooch, 1925

This is a brooch. It is dated 1925. Its medium is diamonds, aquamarine, platinum, carved moonstone, black enamel and cabochon sapphires.

This brooch by Mauboussin features a large aquamarine as its central element, unusual in 1925. Made in the year of the Paris Exposition, it may have been purchased there by an American.

It is credited Neil Lane Collection.

  • Compact
  • enamel, diamonds, mother-of-pearl, onyx, gold and platinum.
  • Lent by Vartanian & Sons.
  • 88.2016.5
  • Pocket Watch
  • diamonds, emeralds, platinum.
  • Lent by Vartanian & Sons.
  • 88.2016.1

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

Diam.: 5.1 cm (2 in.)

It has the following markings

#026068 with French platinum marks

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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