A sapphire and freshwater pearl hummingbird brooch,  by Ruser,
Lot 64
A sapphire and freshwater pearl hummingbird brooch, by Ruser,
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
A sapphire and freshwater pearl hummingbird brooch, by Ruser, circa 1960
The body and tail of textured design, the eye set with a circular-cut sapphire, the wings consisting of two elongated freshwater pearls, signed Ruser, length 2.6cm

Footnotes

  • William Ruser was an American jeweller popular in the 1950s and 60s and celebrated for figural pieces featuring freshwater pearls. A similar version of this brooch was owned by Elizabeth Taylor and sold at auction in New York for $15,600.
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