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Gold, opal and enamel ring, Georges Fouquet, circa 1900-1910. Photo Sotheby's

Set in the center with a fancy-shaped opal, within a frame of foliate design applied with bluish-green enamel, size 7, signed G. Fouquet, numbered 9730, maker's marks, French assay mark. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. LOT SOLD. 28,750 USD.

Provenance: Formerly from the Collection of Mildred Anna Milton Williams, San Francisco.

Note: For examples of other rings by Georges Fouquet from this period see Les Fouquet: Bijoutiers & Joailliers à Paris 1860-1960, by Marie-Noël de Gary, p. 89.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 18 Apr 2012 - www.sothebys.com