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E. M. Gattle & Co. Diamond Brooch


Composed of over five carats of diamonds set in platinum, this Art Deco brooch by E.M. Gattle & Co. depicts a flowering plant within an architectural element. Centering a fluted pot overflowing with scrolling vines within a shaped frame, the brooch is pave and channel-set with old European and square-cut diamonds, highlighted by millegrain accents. This elegant period jewel with its exquisite platinum pierce work belongs in any Deco lover’s collection.


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Item #: BO-17053
Artist: E. M. Gattle & Co., New York
Country: United States
Circa: 1920
Size: 1.125" length, 2.375" width
Materials: 168 Old European-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 4.50 carats); 5 Square-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 0.75 carat); Platinum
Signed: "Gattle"
Exhibition History: Brooch exhibited at "Anything Goes: The Jazz Age" at the Nassau County Museum of Art, March 24, 2018 through July 8, 2018

18th century formal gardens were the inspiration for a group of early Art Deco jewelry designs, many springing from the creative mind of Louis Cartier, who explored original and unusual sources of motifs for his work, including architectural elements, passementerie, modern dance, and Persian miniatures, to name a few.