Gold, enamel and opal brooch, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Circa 1910 - Sotheby's
Centring on a black opal within a textured surround of fruiting vine leaves decorated with blue and green enamel, accented with circular-cut sapphires and green garnets, signed Tiffany & Co. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP
LITERATURE: Cf: John Loring, "Tiffany Jewels", Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1999, Chapter 11, pages 168-169 and 178 for examples of similar opal jewels by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com