18ct yellow gold 'Feuille de Platane' clip brooch designed as a stylised leaf with five fronds set with a central pear-shape cape diamond and throughout with Old-European and brilliant-cut diamonds with baguette diamond details René Boivin, Paris 1948
Sold in 1948 but possibly made in the late 1930's / early 1940's.
Central pear-shape cape diamond 3.70cts
Brilliant-cut diamonds 12.66cts
Baguette diamonds 2.10cts
18ct yellow gold and platinum with french assay marks
59mm x 59mm
Two very similar examples, probably based on the same design, can be found in 'Rene Boivin: Jeweller' by Francois Cailles, pp.241 and 242. Both these examples date from the late 1930's.
Details from the original Boivin fiche and accompanied by hand drawn sketches from the René Boivin archives
Bought from Boivin on 29/09/1948 by Madame Madiro
£100,000 to £250,000