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René Boivin

1933
An Art Deco geometric platinum and diamond chevalière ring centred with an old-cut diamond.
£28,500.00
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A striking Art Deco platinum and diamond chevalière ring by Boivin 1933, designed as a wide flat ring with raised central band centred with a gypsy set old European brilliant cut diamond weighing approximately 1.5cts within a square shaped surround and enhanced by eight smaller old cut diamonds grain set in pairs within rectangular channels to the cardinal points thereby forming a cross shape, all in finely crafted platinum with tapering shoulders and a narrower shank.
Specifications
  • OriginFrench
  • Gemstones and Other Materials1 old European brilliant cut diamond estimated to weigh approximately 1.5cts 8 smaller old European brilliant cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 2cts
  • Condition ReportVery fine
  • SettingPlatinum with French assay mark
  • Weight description15 grams
  • DimensionsUK finger size I 1/2, US size 5
Directors notes
This ring was designed by Juliette Moutard who worked for the Maison Boivin for almost forty years until her retirement in 1970. She was a professionally trained designer and draughtswoman who had studied at the Institute of Decorative Arts and the School of Jewellery in the Rue de Louvre.
Literature & exhibitions
Please see image attached for the certificate issued by Francoise Cailles.

Boivin, Rene

The French firm of Boivin was founded in 1890 by Monsieur Jules René Boivin (1864-1917), however the fact that the name is so well known today and the jewellery so collectible, is largely due to a team of exceptional women, headed by his wife Jeanne.  

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