Lot 247

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A 14K WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND BROOCH, LEAFY CLUSTER SWIRL, 20TH CENTURY, with an overall paisley design, a central cluster of twenty-three marquise cut diamonds ranging in size from .16ct. to .25ct. weight approximately 4.67cts. having clarity grades VS2-I1 and colorless to near colorless color grades F-H, surrounded by approximately 50 round brilliant cut diamonds in graduating swirls ranging in size from .25ct. to .10ct. having clarity grades SI1-I2 and near colorless color grades G-I, total diamond weight approximately 13ct, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8". Note: Contained within a vintage Swiss made powder blue presentation box with gilt letters inside, Levit's TenTen Main/624 Main/2031 S. Post Oak. A copy of the registered bidder's government-issued ID is required and must be on file with the auction gallery before any jewelry, watches, and/or gold is released for shipping. Provenance: Art collection of the late Charles and Geri L. Hooks, owners of Houston’s oldest and most prestigious art gallery, Hooks-Epstein Galleries.

  • One round brilliant cut diamond and prong with small damage, unmarked - appraisal tested at 14k, otherwise good condition. All weights and dimensions are to be considered approximate. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS.”

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 + $25,000