*Seaman Schepps 1950's brooch in 14 kt with nephrite and 4.20 Ctw in diamonds & rubies
Rare vintage brooch designed by Seaman Schepps.
An unusual piece of jewelry created by the American company of Seaman Schepps, circa 1950. It was crafted in the New York city atelier in solid 14 karats of polished yellow gold and suited with a hinged horizontal pin with a trombone lock.
The main element is a single carved piece of natural green nephrite jade, with an intricate knots rope patterns.
Is embellished with very fine natural vivid red rubies of multiples shapes, described as follow; 2 briolette cuts (1.10 cts) and 4 round cabochons cuts (1 cts) and 14 round faceted cuts (2.10 cts).
All accented by 4 round brilliant cut diamonds, 1 Ctw, F/G color, VS-2 clarity.
The total weight of this brooch is 31.95 grams and the measures are, 48 mm by 36 mm.
Stamped at the reverse with the maker's mark, the assay hallmarks and signed, "SEAMAN SCHEPPS FAM C .14 KT".
Seaman Schepps was an American jeweler famous for his retro style, 1950's jewelry design. The company was established in the 1905 as an antique and retailer store. in the 1931 was founded officially as a jewelry designer in New York and the workshop store was located at 516 in Madison Avenue. in the 1933 the business was so successful that they moved to a larger showroom at the 399 in the same avenue. The firm was sold in the 1992.
Note: This model is extremely hard to see offered in the aftermarket.
It is in perfect condition with great eye appeal.
INVENTORY REF: P0000AINN/.5990