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's. Magnificent Jewels & the Rockefeller Emerald, 20 June 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center