Provenance: Jacqueline Kennedy: Art Deco rock crystal diamond sapphire and platinum bow brooch. *
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*NOTE: Sold at Sotheby’s auction February 15-17, 2005 Property from Kennedy Family Homes. In the preface to the auction catalog, Caroline Kennedy writes that the items being sold belonged to her parents and were part of their years at the White House. The brooch is accompanied by the Sotheby’s auction catalog, and a fitted leather box, signed A la Vieille Russie, the legendary jewelry retailer located across from the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
DIAMONDS: old European-cut diamonds totaling approximately 2.00 carats.
GEMSTONES: calibrated blue sapphires.
OTHER MATERIALS: carved rock crystal.
MEASUREMENTS: approximately ¾” (1.90 cm) by 2 ¼” (5.80 cm) overall.
CONDITION: high magnification photographs show design details, and that the brooch is in exceptionally good condition, all consistent with age and wear.
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Jackie Kennedy Art Deco rock crystal, sapphire, diamond, and platinum bow brooch.