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    Sale 5891

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    A French late 19th century diamond brooch

    Price Realised  

    A French late 19th century diamond brooch
    Of flower spray design modelled as a dianthus with trefoil leaf detail and ribbon decoration, set throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in gold, circa 1870, French marks


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    Post Lot Text

    In the language of flowers the dianthus represents "Make Haste"