An Onyx and Diamond Jabot

French, c.1925


in the form of an arrow, the feathers and arrowhead mounted with diamonds and polished black onyx, a gold clasp fitting to the reverse, the platinum shaft serving as the pin.

French assay mark for platinum.

10cm in length

The arrow is an attribute of Cupid, god of love in Classical mythology. Whomever he shoots with his bow and arrow is overcome with passion and desire.