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Lot 192: An Antique Pearl, Enamel and Gold Brooch, Carlo and Arthur Giuliano, circa 1900

 

Hammer Price
$800 CAN

 

The petite bar centering a baroque pearl measuring 5.7 mm, between black and white enamel foliate motifs, signed C&AG, in 18k gold, pearl not tested for natural origin

Weight: 2.1 grams
Dimensions: 19 mm long
Pearl: Light cream colour, bright lustre, strong mixed overtones, baroque shape
Some enamel loss, otherwise in good condition
The signature is for Carlo & Arthur Giuliano, sons of Carlo Giuliano
Giuliano, known for the delicate and exquisite use of of black and white enamel, was one of the best known, and highly respected jewellers of the Renaissance Revival design movement of the late 19th Century, and early 1900s. For Giuliano, design was the most important part of a jewel, focusing on the beauty of the complete item. This jewel shows the enamelling skill of the Giuliano family, and the elegant simplicity of Renaissance Revival work.
The work of Giuliano is among the most desired and collectible in the world of antique jewels.


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
FALL 2020 700 – 900
546 – 702
455 – 585
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