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Lot 322: An Antique Hessonite Garnet, Enamel and Gold Brooch, Carlo and Arthur Giuliano, circa 1900


Hammer Price
$3,400 CAN


The petite bar brooch set with a pair of cushion-shaped hessonite garnets within deep bezels, to tiny bead finials and centered by a dainty openwork white and blue enamel entrelac motif, mounted in 18k gold, with maker's mark C&AG for Carlo and Arthur Giuliano, with original fitted box

Dimensions: 27 x 7 mm
Weight: 3.1 grams
The work of Giuliano is among the most desired and collectible in the world of antique jewels.
Giuliano is famed for the use of black and white enamel. This brooch features the unique combination of black enamel incorporated with white. There is, additionally, delicate blue and white enamel.. The back of the brooch has engraved lines that pick up the decoration from the front. There are flared flanges on the pin, near the hinge, this is commonly found as a decorative and practical (it prevents catching on clothes) addition on Giuliano jewels.
Good condition
Box signed: C&A Giuliano, 115 Piccadilly, London

Condition reports are provided as a courtesy to clients and are a qualified subjective opinion only. All items are sold ‘as is’.

June 2017 3,400 – 3,800
2,652 – 2,964
2,210 – 2,470