Anatomy of an Artwork: A Prohibition-era Raymond Yard Brooch

Complete with a with drink tray and an articulated champagne bucket, this ‘Rabbit Waiter' brooch is an exceptional example of Raymond Yard’s signature style. In a playful nod Prohibition, Yard created each rabbit with a new costume or cocktail, making each piece completely unique. This spirited example, featuring calibré-cut rubies, diamonds, and sapphires, will be offered in our 18 April Magnificent Jewels auction. Watch more from this series here. (18 April, New York).


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