An early 20th century enamel and diamond brooch Modelled as a butterfly, the wings decorated with pastel-coloured translucent enamel fields accented with rose-cut diamonds, to the old brilliant-cut diamond and ruby eyes, 4.7cm long
DIAMOND BROOCH, CIRCA 1910. Of stylised pediment design, the central open work motif centring on a pendent line of millegrain-set circular-cut diamonds, suspending a similarly-set tassel embellished with foliate links.
DIAMOND, NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC RUBY BUTTERFLY BROOCH, CIRCA 1930 The insect with openwork wings set with 274 single-cut, old European-cut and round diamonds weighing approximately 18.00 carats, the body, wings and eyes accented with cabochon and round natural and synthetic rubies, mounted in platinum.
A MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY BUCCELLATI Designed as a textured gold butterfly with mother-of-pearl body, joined to the openwork wings set throughout with circular-shaped rose-cut diamonds, the head accented by brilliant-cut diamond details, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 6.1 cm wide
AN ART NOUVEAU ENAMEL, DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND RUBY BROOCH, ca. 1890. Designed as a butterfly, the wings mounted en tremblant, the body set with one oval sapphire and old-mine-cut diamonds. The wings decorated with plique-à-jour enamel in blue-green tones, and set with four sapphire cabochons. The wing borders partially set with rose-cut diamonds. Probably of French.