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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"

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  • Creator
  • Place of origin
    France
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.2 in. x W 2 in.

    H 5.59 cm x W 5.08 cm

  • Seller location
    Riverdale, NY
  • Reference number
    AU11120425359

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