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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 230

    A late 19th century gold, diamond and ruby brooch, by Faberge

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A late 19th century gold, diamond and ruby brooch, by Faberge
    Of circular concave design with applied exotic flower of Art Nouveau influence the central rose-cut diamond cluster stamen with flowing petal and leaf decoration and cabochon ruby and rose-cut diamond bud
    With Fabergé mark K.F. in cyrillic, and Moscow mark before 1899


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    Post Lot Text

    Vendor states that the brooch was purchased by her grandfather in Russia during the 1890s