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    Sale 5375


    15 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1

    A 19th century Australian gold brooch

    Price Realised  

    A 19th century Australian gold brooch
    The oval brooch modelled as a composite of Australian motifs, with central Australian tree fern flanked by a kangeroo and emu standing on gold nugget style rocks within tropical plants and chased border
    See back cover illustration
    The reverse with maker's plaque signed Von Joseph

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    Refer "Australian Jewellery", A. Schofield & K. Fahy, 1992