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    Sale 2816

    Jewels and Watches

    29 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 186

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY BULGARI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY BULGARI
    Designed as a pleasantly surprised owl with cabochon ruby eyes perched on a diamond set twig
    Signed Bulgari


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