Platinum, Sapphire, Diamond, Onyx, and Ruby Parrot Brooch

ca. 1930; centering a stylized parrot with a carved sapphire wing, pave-set round- and rose-cut diamond body, carved and polished onyx beak and talon, and round cabochon ruby eyes; the parrot perched atop a branch comprised of three baguette diamonds; surmounted by an intertwined border of bead-set full-cut diamonds and channel-set calibre-cut sapphires; with a barrel-form terminal set with full-cut diamonds and two round cabochon sapphires; signed and numbered V.C.A. N.Y. 15748.27; signed CARTIER; 13.22 dwts.; 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.

  • Provenance: By Descent in the duPont Family, Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Notes: This brooch bears the signatures for both Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier.
  • Condition: overall good, original condition.

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