28 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 25,000
Estimate HKD 48,000 - HKD 65,000
A MULTI-GEM BROOCH
Designed as an undulating brooch set with a marquise-cut ruby, yellow diamond, sapphire and emerald, each within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum, white and yellow gold, 4.0 cm long
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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