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ART NOUVEAU YELLOW GOLD, ENAMELED OR GEM SET JEWELRY

Comprising a Jugendstil green plaque-a-jour enamel pendant with embossed and engraved female mask and foliate motif surmount accented by OEC diamonds, approx. .16ct. TW, suspending similar panel with later freshwater pearl drop and chain; A French slide locket with embossed profile of a Greek muse, rose cut diamond border; Dragonfly fairy brooch with shaded enameled wings; A pendant brooch with enameled dimensional irises surrounding central disc with female profile and burnished OEC diamond accent, approx. .04 ct.; A festoon necklace with oval faceted amethyst and OEC diamond, approx. .02ct., chain swag, river pearl drops. Unmarked 14k, French control marks for 18k, 14k, 14k, 10k. 29.4 dwt.; Note: French slide locket engraved on reverse "A 'la Sta Alda Frances al Club Uruguay Montevideo 21-VIII-908". This pendant was given to Adriana Williams by her godmother, Frances Alda. Frances Alda was married to Giulio Gatti Casazza, the first foreign director of the Metropolitan Opera. Note: Plique-a-jour pendant is probably German, attributed to Georg Kleeman for Lauer & Wiedmann Note: French slide locket engraved on reverse "A 'la Sta Alda Frances al Club Uruguay Montevideo 21-VIII-908". This pendant was given to Adriana Williams by her godmother, Frances Alda. Frances Alda was married to Giulio Gatti Casazza, the first foreign director of the Metropolitan Opera.


Sale Price: $5,000

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000


Condition Report

Repairs and revisions throughout. Seed pearl missing on amethyst pendant.

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