18 karat gold and colored stone 'Leaf' brooch. Verdura, circa 1940Photo Sotheby's

The stylized leaves decorated with round and fancy-shaped colored stones including tourmaline, citrine, garnet, zircon and beryl, signed Verdura. With signed box. Lot 283. Estimation 15,000-20,000 USD

NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Similar leaf brooches by Verdura are illustrated in Verdura: The Life and Work of a Master Jeweler, by Patricia Corbett, p. 93

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 18 avr. 2012, 10:00 AM www.sothebys.com