VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
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Property of the Late Baroness Bachofen von Echt

VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 CHF

Property of the Late Baroness Bachofen von Echt

VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 CHF

Description

Please note the estimate for this lot should read CHF 40,000-60,000, not as stated in the printed catalogue. 


Property of the Late Baroness Bachofen von Echt

VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960


One set with step-cut emeralds, enhanced with brilliant-cut diamonds of near-colourless and yellow tints, signed Verdura, the other set with step-cut sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, unsigned, pouch stamped Verdura.


Accompanied by a Verdura certificate of authenticity.

Condition Report

Accompanied by a Verdura certificate of authenticity, stating that the brooches were made in 1960.


Larger brooch signed Verdura to stem, indistinctly numbered, smaller brooch unsigned, indistinctly numbered. Sapphires stated to weigh a total of 8.30 carats, emeralds a total of 8.48 carats, diamonds of yellow tint a total of 3.14 carats, colourless diamonds a total of 3.55 carats. Overall in good condition, some emeralds with minor surface-reaching fissures. Brooches measuring approximately 38 x 28mm and 45 x 33mm respectively, combined gross weight approximately 42 grams. Brooch fittings in good working order. Overall in good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

Please note the estimate for this lot should read CHF 40,000-60,000, not as stated in the printed catalogue.

Exhibited

The Power of Style: Verdura at 75, 745 Fifth Avenue, New York, 2014.

VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
Property of the Late Baroness Bachofen von Echt
VERDURA | PAIR OF SAPPHIRE, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, 'THISTLE', 1960
Lot Closed