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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    A 19th century gold and lapis lazuli archaeological revival demi-parure

    Price Realised  

    A 19th century gold and lapis lazuli archaeological revival demi-parure
    Comprising: a brooch with central carved lapis lazuli scarab within wirework surround with modelled owl surmount, the tubular design base and shoulders with ram's head terminals suspending urn and bee motif drops and central larger drop of disc design with scarab motifs; and a pair of matching drop earpendants each with lapis lazuli scarab and mask and urn drops, circa 1870, fitted case
    Signed with Vatican mark to brooch reverse and earpendant loops (2)


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