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Auction: Important Jewelry Auction
was auctioned on: 4 December 2018
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Antique Diamond Flower Brooch Antique Diamond Flower Brooch

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:  US$3,444
Lot number 69 69, Views: 24

Antique Diamond Flower Brooch, France, c. 1880, the flowerhead mounted en tremblant with an old European-cut diamond center, and set throughout with rose-cut diamonds, silver-topped 18kt gold mount, lg. 4 3/4 in., maker's mark and guarantee stamps. Lots 1- 96 are from the collection of Edith Weber Antique Jewelry. Founded in 1960 by Edith Weber, the firm quickly became one of the leading antique jewelry dealers in the United States. Her son Barry and his wife Sonja Diamond-Weber joined the company in 1975. Barry Weber appeared on fifteen seasons of the Antiques Roadshow and was a specialist in historic jewelry. He taught antique jewelry appraisal classes at several colleges and universities, pioneering a series of hands-on seminars teaching the intricacies of the identification and evaluation of antique jewelry to novices and seasoned industry professionals. Jewelry from Edith Weber was worn on the red carpets of the Academy Awards and graced many major national magazines. Their store at The Carlyle was described as a historical jewel box with esoteric jewelry spanning the centuries. Barry Weber said "we are fearless in our taste," always searching from the rare and beautiful rather than an easy sale. The Edith Weber collection continues on our website as part of sale 3182T. Provenance: The Edith Weber Jewelry Collection.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Skinner
Title: Important Jewelry Auction
Date of the auction: 4 Dec 2018
Address: Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
United States
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