3 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A diamond, emerald, ruby and sapphire brooch
The pierced shaped rectangular panel with central stylised flowerhead motif, the cut-cornered rectangular emerald to circular-cut diamond petals and calibré sapphire and emerald detail, to calibré sapphire and ruby cross design terminals with circular-cut diamond borders, circa 1930
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