Antique Gold Gem set Dragon Fly Brooch European C.1910 SOLD

by Louis Wine

Antique Gold Gem set Dragon Fly Brooch European C.1910

Antique Gold Gem set Dragon Fly Brooch European C.1910. Large and very nicely detailed and centrally set with a yellow oval facetted sapphire further set with Demantoid Garnets, Diamonds, Emeralds, and cabochon ruby set eyes. measures 3.75 inches from wing tip to wing tip and 2.75 inches, head to tail of abdomen. All mounted in 14K (acid tested) gold and silver. Approximately 189 single cut diamonds, four round cut demantoid garnets and eight small emeralds. Total Item weight: 21.25 grams. Gold pin and trombone clasp to reverse.

Louis Wine

Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) in Yorkville Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.