Important Byzantine Style Brooch, Property of Coco Chanel

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Formerly property of Coco Chanel, this Byzantine style brooch of gilt bronze by Goossens is formed of four square pate de verre emeralds enclosing a large pearl with two cabochon pate de verre rubies.

A coronet of three pear shaped faux pearls set within gilt leaf settings accents the top of this brooch.

A shepards hook closure allows the brooch to be converted to a pendant as well.

Originally purchased at Christies London,1978,Sale of the Personal Collection of Chanel

Signed: CHANEL

Excellent condition

Foto: Chanel crafting jewelry, 1957 image by Mark West, an outake from Life magazine. www.svenskamobler.com

2 1/8" x 2"
Details
Place of Origin
France
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Excellent. Excellent.
Dimensions
2.2 in. H x 2 in. W
6 cm H x 5 cm W
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU11120425359
Address
Vintage Luxury- Chanel Jewelry
By Apointment Only
New York NY 00000
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