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  • We acquired this object.

1925

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

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Object ID #907214191

This is a Brooch. It was produced by Rubel Frères. It is dated ca. 1930. Its medium is yellow and white diamonds, platinum, cabochon emeralds.

The appeal of color and geometric forms popular in the 1920s is expressed in this brooch with its overlapping spheres of white and yellow diamonds within a lozenge, half of cabochon emeralds and half of marquise-cut diamonds.

It is credited Neil Lane Collection.

  • Purse, 1910–30
  • glass beads, cotton, metal.
  • Gift of Harvey Smith.
  • 1968-135-35
  • Scarab Belt Buckle, 1926
  • square-shaped diamonds, baguette-, brilliant-, round old- and single-cut....
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. CL 341 A26.
  • 86.2016.3

Its dimensions are

Diam.: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Makers mark for Rubel Freres; Platinum French hallmarks

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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