Lot 1002: French Japanesque Gold Cicada Brooch


2015-11-25 11:18:34


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Lot 1002: Highly realistic 18k gold insect with ruby eyes, ca. 1890. Eagle mark for 18k, half struck and indistinct maker mark. 2". 6.8 dwt. Note: The cicada represents music and the sun and is a symbol of Provence, France. Provenance: Collection Rago Arts' Jewelry Auction December 2015 Sunday, 6th December 2015 Estimate: $1200-1800
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