CoCo Chanel Byzantine Heart Crest Brooch

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CoCo Chanel Early Byzantine heart brooch, The silvered metal heart set with crystal pastes and appliqued with faux emerald hand formed pate de verre rounds and square jelly cut stones. Flanked by rearing gilt lion and unicorn. Coco Chanel synthesizes her favorite motifs into one brooch. The lion (her Astrological sign) a leitmotif of her Byzantine style jewels...the unicorn a nod to Chanel's love of the Medieval, in both Art and Tapestries. Early, Unsigned. 1960's France. Excellent Condition.
Length 2.25" x Width 2".

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    2 in. W x 2.25 in. L
    5 cm W x 6 cm L
  • Length
    2.25 in. (6 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU2532164693
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