A Group Of Multi-Gem And Diamond Brooches, By Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.

four brooches, the first designed as a circular-cut green garnet pomegranate, interspersed with circular-cut rubies, accented by a textured gold curling leaf, mounted in 18k gold; the second, designed as a cluster of fluted gold flower buds, each with a circular-cut ruby pistil, accented by circular-cut diamonds and rubies, mounted in gold and platinum; the third, designed as a starfish, extending textured gold tentacles set with cabochon rubies, mounted in 18k gold; and the fourth, designed as a textured gold eagle, with a cabochon coral chest and a circular-cut ruby eye, perched atop a polished gold branch, mounted in gold, starfish with maker's mark and French assay mark, pomegranate with French assay marks. Flower bud and eagle brooch signed Tiffany, Schlumberger; pomegranate and starfish brooch signed Schlumberger, Paris (4) - Price Realized $23,750

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 11 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com