14 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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