Lot 299

Staff brooch (journeyman's piece by Christian Heyden). Master goldsmith workshop Peter (1932-2015) & Marianne Heyden (born 1936), Cologne. In naturalistic design as a combination of a leaf and flower. The organically steered form is arched and composed of several surfaces. The red-violet spinel forms the starting point of the leaf structure in a mirror image. Large-area granulation with granules of different sizes. The overlapping of the individual surfaces as well as the partially covered granulations creates a very lively structure. 18 ct yellow gold, approx. 37 g, verso ligated monogr. "CH", H=12.3 cm, W=3.7 cm.