Lot 78: An opal, eighteen karat gold and silver pendant-brooch, Haroldo Burle Marx,
November 7, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
An opal, eighteen karat gold and silver pendant-brooch, Haroldo Burle Marx
modernist form centering an oval shaped opal, measuring approximately 22 x 11mm, in a textured gold setting on a blackened silver background with gold border, retractable bail for use as a pendant.
13.5 dwt.; Length: 1 5/8 in.
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Overall condition: very good
Opal: oval shape
Play-of-color: red-green with some violet, even distribution, light to moderate intensity
No cracking or crazing, surface with some very light scratches and polish lines.
stamped: for Burle Marx and 750 (18K) mark partially obscured
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