Art Deco Egyptian Revival enamel diamonds rubies and yellow gold brooch circa 1925. *
ABOUT THIS ITEM: #P-KJ68E. Scroll down for specifications. Centering upon a gold cameo depicting The Great Sphinx, The Great Pyramid, and the waters of the river Nile, this brooch is loaded with symbols comprising the crescent moon and the lotus flowers. Both of them played important roles in ancient Egyptian beliefs. The design on the front face of the brooch is repeated as a detailed engraving on its back side. All in all, this Egyptian Revival brooch is like an architectural conquest.
DIAMONDS: seven rose-cut diamonds.
OTHER GEMSTONES: five faceted round rubies.
METAL: 14-karat yellow gold decorated with polychrome enamel.
WEIGHT: 5.1 grams.
DIMENSIONS: approximately 1-3/8” (3.50 cm) horizontal width and 13/16” (2.10 cm) vertical width.
CONDITION: high magnification photographs show considerable design details, and that the item is in good condition, all consistent with age and wear.
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