mounted in white gold, consisting of overlapping circular discs, the concentric circles comprising four elements set with diamonds and sapphires in different permutations of the pattern.
Signed: ‘Tiffany & Co’
6.2 cm in length
Overlapping circular motifs are found in Japanese textiles, sometimes with spiraling patterns symbolic of swirls of water.
A similar Tiffany brooch was exhibited in Japonisme: from Falize to Fabergé, the Goldsmith and Japan, Wartski, 2011, number 120