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Epoque Fine Jewels

Frédéric Boucheron (Paris, 1830-1902)
Art Nouveau dragonfly brooch
Diamond, sapphire, chrysoberyl, platinum, gold
Paris, circa 1900
Signed: Boucheron Paris

A rare and unusual brooch by Boucheron, designed as a stylised dragonfly, centred on a diamond and marquise-shaped sapphire body, adorned with chrysoberyl cat’s eyes, extending rose cut and old European cut diamond openwork wings, set with collet set circular sapphires, the diamond antennae holding a collet set circular sapphire, mounted in platinum and 18 karat gold. Detachable brooch fitting.