20 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A group of jewellery
Comprising: a gilt brooch with central Swiss enamel plaque depicting the figures of Venus and Eros, within a key pattern frame set with turquoise and half-pearls, with locket reverse, glass deficient; a 19th century oval cornelian seal pendant engraved with Islamic script to a cabochon foiled green gem and paste border, to a gold belcher-link neckchain; an Indian gilt and pink and green gem cluster pendant of openwork floral design, to a filgree neckchain; a gilt-mounted peridot, pink tourmaline and paste cluster brooch; and three oval shell cameo brooches, one depicting three putti, in gold mount, one depicting the classical profiles of day and night, the last depicting the profile of Nike
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