An amethyst, ruby & diamond clip brooch, by Ernst Paltscho,
Lot 106
An amethyst, ruby & diamond clip brooch, by Ernst Paltscho,
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
An amethyst, ruby & diamond clip brooch, by Ernst Paltscho, circa 1950
Designed as a spray of amethyst crystals with vari-cut diamond highlights, surmounted by a cluster of cabochon rubies and single-cut diamonds, rubbed maker's mark, Austrian marks, length 4.0cm, fitted maker's case

Footnotes

  • Gifted from Helene Thimig (1899-1974), wife of Max Reinhardt, to Gitta Honeyman (nee Sereny) (1921-2012) in 1966, and thence by descent. This lot is accompanied by a note from Thimig to Honeyman written on the occasion the gift was presented.

    Ernst Paltscho (1858-1929) founded the firm in 1899. He was appointed jeweller to the Greek Royal House and worked for many of the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy. The business was continued by his son Erwin, who joined the firm in 1918.
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