Lot 178. An amethyst and gold brooch, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 106,250© Christie's Images Ltd 2017

Centering upon a lozenge-shaped amethyst, within a sculpted gold grape leaf and hexagon-shaped cabochon amethyst surround, circa 1920, 1 3/4 ins., mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co.

Formely in the Garden Museum Collection.

Literature: A. Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection,England, Antique Collectors' Club Limited, 2004, p. 488
J. Loring, Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co., New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002, p. 51.

Christie'sMagnificent Jewels & the Rockefeller Emerald, 20 June 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center