An Antique Gem-set Grape Brooch by Antoine Bricteux

Paris, c.1880


the branch and leaf set with rosecut diamonds, mounted in silver and backed in gold, from which hangs a cluster of green glass grapes with frosted surfaces to mimic the bloom, set on an chased yellow gold tendrilous stem.

Signed with the poinçon of Antoine Bricteux.

Length: 3.5cm
Height: 3cm