Lot 16
  • 16

18 karat gold and citrine quartz tree brooch, Tony Duquette

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 USD
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Description

  • TONY DUQUETTE
Decorated with a central star-shaped citrine surrounded by 6 pear-shaped citrines within spiky frames of polished gold, further decorated with lightly textured leaves of matte finish, signed Tony Duquette. 

Catalogue Note

'Tony Duquette', the long-awaited appreciation of the design genius by Hutton Wilkinson and Wendy Goodman, is soon to be published by Abrams.

Sotheby's sold the Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor twenty years ago in 1987.  Introduced to Tony Duquette by Elsie deWolfe, the Duchess' collection contained a gold and citrine quartz necklace of his design, lot 146, which was sold as part of her collection.

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